Adapted from two memoirs by San Francisco journalist David Sheff, this earnest and slightly dull drama chronicles the toil on a family when the eldest son becomes addicted to ...
Director Kusama’s dour crime drama has its moments, as well as a typically committed performance from Nicole Kidman, but is uneven and pretentious. We first encounter LAPD det...
Mozes and the Firstbone
Dadcore (Burger Records) - I first caught wind of this Dutch band back in 2013 with their really rather good self-titled debut album and their sophomore release does more of t...
Otto Preminger’s 1944 film ‘Laura’ is one of the great Hollywood Golden Era films and it’s being released on Blu-ray in January.
Attention film fans!
Fancy seeing some amazing short films from around the world? Hob-nobbing with international directors? Making new contacts and meeting people? All for free? Yes? The Sunderlan...
Here’s looking at you, Gala
The cinema at the Gala in Durham kicks off each month in fine style with a truly classic film, and their winter/spring programme features some of my real faves.
The Old Man and the Gun
Although wrongly rumoured to be Robert Redford’s last role, writer-director David Lowery’s picture, his follow-up to the bold, sombre ‘Ghost Story’, nevertheless serves as an ...
Based on the novel by Naomi Alderman, Chilean director Lelio’s follow-up to his dazzling and stirring transgender character study ‘A Fantastic Woman’ is more low-key and sombr...
Three Identical Strangers
This documentary about three identical twins, Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland and David Kellman, who were separated at birth then later reunited in the early 80s, belongs alongsid...
Sorry to Bother You
Hip-hop artist turned writer-director Boots Riley’s hotly anticipated (in some quarters) political satire is just as unhinged and bonkers as mooted. The currently ubiquitous S...
White Boy Rick
Based on a true story this crime drama about a disreputable blue-collar Detroit-dwelling dad and his son unfolds during the height of the 80s war on drugs, where desperate pol...
Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N
Fans of the Marvel Comic Universe series of films, who happen to be in That London between this December and April 2019, are in for a treat with the Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T....
The late, great Harry Dean Stanton gets a fitting send-off as the titular irrepressible small-town-dwelling old codger in this elegiac but whimsically amusing character study ...