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Review: Halloween (2018)

Halloween (2018) succeeds not because it has created something new, but rather because it has resuscitated the DNA of any good slasher flick.

Review: Suspiria (2018)

The prospects of remaking a beloved film classic, particularly within the horror genre, are almost always dismissed with unanimous scorn and...

[EIFF Review] – The Guilty

The Guilty makes the most of its minimalist design relying on stellar sound / production design to deliver a tense thriller

Review: A Star Is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (again) as Lady Gaga steals the show in Bradley Cooper's directorial debut.

Review: Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is an affecting drama about the hardships of substance abuse even though its execution falters into emotionally manipulative territory.

[EIFF Review]: Dogman

Once again returning to the darker side of Italian society, Matteo Garrone's Dogman is another gripping and striking entry in his audacious filmography.

[EIFF Review]: Maria By Callas

Maria By Callas highlights one of opera's titans. For newcomers providing a solid introduction, for connoisseurs - a reminder - of the great Maria Callas

[EIFF Review]: Colette

Colette successfully creates an illuminating look at the mores of the past and the struggle for an equal chance in life.

[EIFF Review] – Clara

Clara embarks on a journey of enlightenment in the deep recesses of outer space.

Review: Fahrenheit 11/9

Michael Moore's latest documentary shines a spotlight on the dark side of America

Review: A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor is good escapist cinema which, while not groundbreaking, succeeds on the back of its leading stars

Review: The Children Act

Emma Thompson shines but The Children Act struggles to fulfill the potential that its premise entails.

Review: Eighth Grade

with its genuine portrayals of adolescent behavior. eighth grade stakes its claim as a defining coming of age film for today's youth 

Review: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again is a lighthearted fun musical and with everything happening in the world right now, it is exactly what we need.

Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? celebrates the legacy of a man whose message remains essential today as it was then