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Review: The Girl In The Spider’s Web

The Girl in the Spider's Web attempts to resurrect the series on the silver screen but fails to match the same level of craftsmanship as its predecessors

Review: Johnny English Strikes Again

Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of Johnny English. For fans, this will be a sequel with diminishing returns; for critics much more of the same

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