No Fathers in Kashmir(2020)

"makes good use of the beautiful landscapes while contrasting it with a balanced view of individuals who are, depending on who you speak to, either militants or terrorists"

Comprised using a collection of true stories from the war-torn region of the title, Ashvin Kumar’s No Fathers in Kashmir is a heartfelt and disturbing tale of innocence lost amidst a torturous backdrop.

Kumar filters a warzone through the eyes of 16 year-old, selfie-obsessed British tee...

by Phil Slatter

The Personal History Of David Copperfield(2020)

"Their collaboration is the glue that helps the film move swiftly to the happy ending and makes The Personal History of David Copperfield a movie worth watching"

The Opening film for this year London Film Festival, The Personal History of David Copperfield is the cinematic adaptation of Dickens’ personal favourite novel, Directed by Armando Iannucci and follows David Copperfield (Dev Patel) in his life adventures, from a young child being shipped away t...

by Federica Roberti

Bait(2020)

"Bait is nothing short of brilliant. Jenkin is a jack of all trades and a master of them too"

With its black and white photography, 16mm kodak film stock, cast of unknowns and low budget aesthetic, watching Bait feels like going through the unknown back catalogue of a well-known and since well-established auteur of filmmaking. It’s akin to the experience a film student might feel watchi...

by Phil Slatter

Jojo Rabbit(2020)

"Waititi’s take on the horrifying events of World War II in Jojo Rabbit are the expression of what true genius and artistry really are"

Enthusiastically acclaimed at the Toronto Film Festival, Jojo Rabbit is a masterpiece of dark comedy which analyses one of the darkest moments in history involving Nazi Germany, and does so with remarkably clever humour.

The story revolves around Jojo, a young German child who is enrolled...

by Federica Roberti

Little Women(2019)

"Filled to the brim with sentiment that isn’t sickly or oversaturated, it will fill your heart with the utmost joy"

Louisa May Alcott’s incredible Little Women has had numerous iterations and adaptations over the past few years including films, a limited series, and even a musical. The story of four sisters, growing up during the American Civil War has touched the lives of countless generations and is so pop...

by Cookie N Screen (We Make Movies on Weekends)

Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker(IMAX)(2019)

"had the task of realigning the direction of a story after several controversial deviations in The Last Jedi whilst creating a fully formed film"

The final instalment of the epic Star Wars Saga has divided audiences, much like its predecessor, and whilst I can acknowledge there is one part in particular of The Rise Of Skywalker that I could've done without, it doesn't change the fact that I thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated what Star Wars...

by Marc Jason Ali