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Under the Tree – film review

Under The Tree shows how huge acrimony can grow from such small seedlings. It's darker than an Icelandic winter. Jamie Havlin reviews.

Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy – film review

Jamie Havlin assesses the brand new 4K restorations of the Once Upon a Time in China trilogy, available for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK in a special Limited Edition Box Set.

Yanks – film review

Jamie Havlin assesses Yanks, John Schlesinger's story of a trio of relationships between local women and G.I.s stationed in England during World War II for Louder Than War.

Columbus – film review

Director: Kogonada Cast: Hayley Lu Richardson, John Cho, Parker Posey Running Time: 104 minutes Showing at Home, Manchester and on general release Lee Ashworth reviews new film Columbus, which...

City Hunter – film review

Jamie Havlin reviews the latest Jackie Chan re-issue from Eureka Entertainment, a frenetic action comedy based on a hugely popular Japanese manga series.

Blindspotting – film review

A word-of-mouth indie hit from a first-time director, starring two virtual unknowns, Blindspotting is a mordantly funny film about prejudice, police brutality, racial stereotypes, class divisions and gentrification. It hits just the right spot for Tim Cooper.

New Order – Decades – film premiere/Q&A review

Literally forty years in the making, New Order premiered their documentary Decades at HOME, Manchester last night. The film goes out on Sky Arts on Saturday, September 22nd at 9 pm. Nigel Carr reports for Louder Than War.

Iron Monkey – film review

Jamie Havlin takes a look at an exhilarating action adventure that critics have called one of the greatest martial arts films of all time for Louder Than War.

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Cure – film review

Jamie Havlin takes a look at chilling Japanese movie Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Cure that played a huge part in establishing J-Horror internationally.

L7: Pretend We’re Dead: Doc’n Roll Festival, Hull Adelphi – film review

The Doc’n Roll Film Festival reels into Hull and gives subtlety short shrift with the L7: Pretend We’re Dead story of the grunge trailblazers.

The Slits ‘Here To Be Heard’ Film Screening Q&A with Tessa Pollitt

The Slits ‘Here To Be Heard’ Film Screening Q&A with Tessa Pollitt The British Music Experience, Liverpool Saturday 31st March 2018 ‘Here To Be Heard’ is the...

Dark River – Film Review

Lee Ashworth finds Clio Barnard’s latest film, Dark River, as cinematic and compelling as the Yorkshire Dales in which it is set.
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