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Reviews (by date)

2015

      1. The Hallow (Corin Hardy, 2015)
      2. Macbeth (Justin Kurzel, 2015)
      3. Crimson Peak (Guillermo del Toro, 2015)
      4. LFF 2015: Live from New York! (Bao Nguyen, 2015)
      5. LFF 2015: The Corpse of Anna Fritz (Hèctor Hernández Vicens, 2015)
      6. Fidelio: Alice’s Journey (Lucie Borleteau, 2014)
      7. The Martian (Ridley Scott, 2015)
      8. Mia Madre (Nanni Moretti, 2015)
      9. Horse Money (Pedro Costa, 2014)
      10. The Overnight (Patrick Brice, 2015)
      11. Sleeping with Other People (Leslye Headland, 2015)
      12. FrightFest 2015: Awaiting (Mark Murphy, 2015)
      13. FrightFest 2015: Demonic (Will Canon, 2015)
      14. When Animals Dream (Jonas Alexander Arnby, 2014)
      15. TV Review: ‘Show Me a Hero’, Episode 2
      16. The Wolfpack (Crystal Moselle, 2015)
      17. Colors (Dennis Hopper, 1988)
      18. TV Review: ‘Show Me a Hero’, Episode 1
      19. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller, 2015)
      20. Beyond the Reach (Jean-Baptiste Léonetti, 2014)
      21. Stalag 17 (Billy Wilder, 1953)
      22. Phoenix (Christian Petzold, 2014)
      23. The Salt of the Earth (Wim Wenders/Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, 2014)
      24. Mr. Holmes (Bill Condon, 2015)
      25. What We Did on Our Holiday (Andy Hamilton/Guy Jenkin, 2014)
      26. Dear White People (Justin Simien, 2014)
      27. Eden (Mia Hansen-Løve, 2014)
      28. EIFF 2015: Scottish Mussel (Talulah Riley, 2015)
      29. She’s Funny That Way (Peter Bogdanovich, 2014)
      30. EIFF 2015: Liza, the Fox-Fairy (Károly Ujj Mészáros, 2015)
      31. EIFF 2015: Inside Out (Pete Docter/Ronaldo Del Carmen, 2015)
      32. EIFF 2015: Beyond the Lights (Gina Prince-Bythewood, 2014)
      33. EIFF 2015: Welcome to Me (Shira Piven, 2014)
      34. EIFF 2015: Cop Car (Jon Watts, 2015)
      35. EIFF 2015: Maggie (Henry Hobson, 2015)
      36. The Tribe (Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, 2014)
      37. EIFF 2015: The Stanford Prison Experiment (Kyle Patrick Alvarez, 2015)
      38. EIFF 2015: The Legend of Barney Thomson (Robert Carlyle, 2015)
      39. Jurassic World (Colin Trevorrow, 2015)
      40. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Mark Hartley, 2014)
      41. Tu dors Nicole (Stéphane Lafleur, 2014)
      42. Gemma Bovery (Anne Fontaine, 2014)
      43. Man Up (Ben Palmer, 2015)
      44. Cat People (Paul Schrader, 1982)
      45. Poltergeist (Gil Kenan, 2015)
      46. Tomorrowland: A World Beyond (Brad Bird, 2015)
      47. Tokyo Tribe (Sion Sono, 2014)
      48. Love at First Fight (Thomas Cailley, 2014)
      49. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015)
      50. Bad Land: Road to Fury (Jake Paltrow, 2014)
      51. Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas, 2014)
      52. Far from the Madding Crowd (Thomas Vinterberg, 2015)
      53. Harlock Space Pirate (Shinji Aramaki, 2013)
      54. Avengers: Age of Ultron (Joss Whedon, 2015)
      55. While We’re Young (Noah Baumbach, 2014)
      56. Altman (Ron Mann, 2014)
      57. Serena (Susanne Bier, 2014)
      58. White God (Kornél Mundruczó, 2014)
      59. The Voices (Marjane Satrapi, 2014)
      60. GFF 2015: Theeb (Naji Abu Nowar, 2014)
      61. GFF 2015: Force Majeure (Ruben Östlund, 2014)
      62. GFF 2015: Dearest (Peter Chan, 2014)
      63. GFF 2015: Life in a Fishbowl (Baldvin Zophoníasson, 2014)
      64. GFF 2015: Spring (Justin Benson/Aaron Moorhead, 2014)
      65. GFF 2015: The Little Death (Josh Lawson, 2014)
      66. Blackhat (Michael Mann, 2015)
      67. GFF 2015: Still Alice (Richard Glatzer/Wash Westmoreland, 2014)
      68. GFF 2015: Uzumasa Limelight (Ken Ochiai, 2014)
      69. GFF 2015: Pale Moon (Daihachi Yoshida, 2014)
      70. GFF 2015: White Bird in a Blizzard (Gregg Araki, 2014)
      71. GFF 2015: Monsters: Dark Continent (Tom Green, 2014)
      72. Love Is Strange (Ira Sachs, 2014)
      73. Big Hero 6 (Don Hall/Chris Williams, 2014)
      74. Kingsman: The Secret Service (Matthew Vaughn, 2014)
      75. Two for the Road (Stanley Donen, 1967)
      76. Mortdecai (David Koepp, 2015)
      77. The Boxtrolls (Graham Annable/Anthony Stacchi, 2014)
      78. Paddington (Paul King, 2014)
      79. Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller, 2014)
      80. The Woman in Black: Angel of Death (Tom Harper, 2015)

2014

      1. Big Eyes (Tim Burton, 2014)
      2. Exodus: Gods and Kings (Ridley Scott, 2014)
      3. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Peter Jackson, 2014)
      4. Manakamana (Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez, 2013)
      5. The Babadook (Jennifer Kent, 2014)
      6. LFF 2014: The Old Guard (Tokyo Tribe + White Bird in a Blizzard)
      7. The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones, 2014)
      8. LFF 2014: The New(ish) Voices (Ellie Lumme)
      9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I (Francis Lawrence, 2014)
      10. Youth of the Beast (Seijun Suzuki, 1963)
      11. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy, 2014)
      12. Horns (Alexandre Aja, 2013)
      13. LFF 2014: The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow (Chang Hyung-yun, 2014)
      14. Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
      15. LFF 2014: Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (Josephine Decker, 2014)
      16. LFF 2014: Giovanni’s Island (Mizuho Nishikubo, 2014)
      17. Dracula Untold (Gary Shore, 2014)
      18. God Help the Girl (Stuart Murdoch, 2014)
      19. Attila Marcel (Sylvain Chomet, 2013)
      20. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (Robert Rodriguez/Frank Miller, 2014)
      21. Lucy (Luc Besson, 2014)
      22. Frank (Lenny Abrahamson, 2014)
      23. The LEGO Movie (Phil Lord/Christopher Miller, 2014)
      24. Grand Central (Rebecca Zlotowski, 2013)
      25. The Night Is Young (Leos Carax, 1986)
      26. EIFF 2014: Life May Be (Mania Akbari/Mark Cousins, 2014)
      27. EIFF 2014: Au revoir l’été (Kôji Fukada, 2013)
      28. EIFF 2014: The Infinite Man (Hugh Sullivan, 2014)
      29. EIFF 2014: I Believe in Unicorns (Leah Meyerhoff, 2014)
      30. EIFF 2014: Stations of the Cross (Dietrich Brüggemann, 2014)
      31. EIFF 2014: Fish & Cat (Shahram Mokri, 2013)
      32. EIFF 2014: Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, 2013)
      33. EIFF 2014: Welcome to New York (Abel Ferrara, 2014)
      34. EIFF 2014: We Gotta Get Out of This Place (Simon Hawkins/Zeke Hawkins, 2013)
      35. EIFF 2014: Something, Anything (Paul Harrill, 2014)
      36. Camille Claudel 1915 (Bruno Dumont, 2013)
      37. 22 Jump Street (Phil Lord/Christopher Miller, 2014)
      38. Grace of Monaco (Olivier Dahan, 2014)
      39. A Man and a Woman (Claude Lelouch, 1966)
      40. Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman, 2014)
      41. Boomerang! (Elia Kazan, 1947)
      42. Godzilla (Gareth Edwards, 2014)
      43. The Two Faces of January (Hossein Amini, 2014)
      44. Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (Isaac Florentine, 2013)
      45. Four Men and a Prayer (John Ford, 1938)
      46. The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013)
      47. Blue Ruin (Jeremy Saulnier, 2013)
      48. Wrinkles (Ignacio Ferreras, 2011)
      49. The Raid 2 (Gareth Evans, 2014)
      50. The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (Hélène Cattet/Bruno Forzani, 2013)
      51. Muppets Most Wanted (James Bobin, 2014)
      52. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Anthony Russo/Joe Russo, 2014)
      53. GFF 2014: Sorcerer (William Friedkin, 1977)
      54. GFF 2014: Mistaken for Strangers (Tom Berninger, 2013)
      55. GFF 2014: The Zero Theorem (Terry Gilliam, 2013)
      56. GFF 2014: Love Is Not What It Used to Be (Gabriel Ochoa, 2013)
      57. GFF 2014: Ilo Ilo (Anthony Chen, 2013)
      58. GFF 2014: Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt, 2013)
      59. GFF 2014: The Dance of Reality (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 2013)
      60. GFF 2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)
      61. Bastards (Claire Denis, 2013)
      62. RoboCop (José Padilha, 2014)
      63. Wings (William A. Wellman, 1927)
      64. August: Osage County (John Wells, 2013)
      65. You’re Next (Adam Wingard, 2011)
      66. Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, 2012)

2013

      1. Sound On Sight’s 30 Best Films of 2013 (Blue Jasmine + Drug War + Nebraska)
      2. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller, 2013)
      3. American Hustle (David O. Russell, 2013)
      4. The Skinny’s ‘Films of 2013′ (Before Midnight + Beyond the Hills)
      5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Peter Jackson, 2013)
      6. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Francis Lawrence, 2013)
      7. Parkland (Peter Landesman, 2013)
      8. In Fear (Jeremy Lovering, 2013)
      9. Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor, 2013)
      10. The White Dove (František Vláčil, 1960)
      11. Sunshine on Leith (Dexter Fletcher, 2013)
      12. We Are What We Are (Jim Mickle, 2013)
      13. In a World… (Lake Bell, 2013)
      14. Insidious: Chapter 2 (James Wan, 2013)
      15. Lovelace (Rob Epstein/Jeffrey Friedman, 2013)
      16. Elysium (Neill Blomkamp, 2013)
      17. One. Two. One (Mania Akbari, 2011) (2nd review)
      18. Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro, 2013)
      19. Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu, 2012)
      20. EIFF 2013: Natan (David Cairns/Paul Duane, 2013)
      21. EIFF 2013: Three Sisters (Wang Bing, 2012)
      22. EIFF 2013: Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (Sophie Huber, 2012)
      23. EIFF 2013: Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor/Verena Paravel, 2012)
      24. EIFF 2013: Sanctuary (Fredrik Edfeldt, 2013)
      25. EIFF 2013: This Is Martin Bonner (Chad Hartigan, 2013)
      26. EIFF 2013: We Are the Freaks (Justin Edgar, 2013)
      27. EIFF 2013: Magic Magic (Sebastián Silva, 2013)
      28. EIFF 2013: Beijing Flickers (Zhang Yuan, 2012)
      29. EIFF 2013: From Tehran to London (Mania Akbari, 2012)
      30. EIFF 2013: Traffic Department (Wojciech Smarzowski, 2013)
      31. World War Z (Marc Forster, 2013)
      32. EIFF 2013: A Long Way from Home (Virginia Gilbert, 2013)
      33. Man of Steel (Zack Snyder, 2013)
      34. The Big Wedding (Justin Zackham, 2013)
      35. Epic (Chris Wedge, 2013)
      36. Fast & Furious 6 (Justin Lin, 2013)
      37. Lost Classics: The Unbelievable Truth (Hal Hartley, 1989)
      38. Star Trek Into Darkness (J.J. Abrams, 2013)
      39. Mud (Jeff Nichols, 2012)
      40. Gimme the Loot (Adam Leon, 2012)
      41. Iron Man Three (Shane Black, 2013)
      42. Oblivion (Joseph Kosinski, 2013)
      43. Trance (Danny Boyle, 2013)
      44. Dark Skies (Scott Stewart, 2013)
      45. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (Jon M. Chu, 2013)
      46. The Croods (Kirk De Micco/Chris Sanders, 2013)
      47. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (Don Scardino, 2013)
      48. Onibaba (Kaneto Shindô, 1964)
      49. GFF 2013: Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon, 2012)
      50. Gambit (Michael Hoffman, 2012)
      51. GFF 2013: Byzantium (Neil Jordan, 2012)
      52. GFF 2013: The History of Future Folk (John Mitchell/Jeremy Kipp Walker, 2012)
      53. GFF 2013: Vito (Jeffrey Schwarz, 2011)
      54. GFF 2013: A Late Quartet (Yaron Zilberman, 2012)
      55. GFF 2013: The Sex of Angels (Xavier Villaverde, 2012)
      56. GFF 2013: The Thieves (Choi Dong-Hoon, 2012)
      57. GFF 2013: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, 2012)
      58. GFF 2013: Compliance (Craig Zobel, 2012)
      59. GFF 2013: After Lucia (Michel Franco, 2012)
      60. GFF 2013: Stoker (Park Chan-wook, 2013)
      61. I Give It a Year (Dan Mazer, 2013)
      62. Bullet to the Head (Walter Hill, 2012)
      63. The Point (Fred Wolf, 1971)
      64. Les Misérables (Tom Hooper, 2012)
      65. The Impossible (Juan Antonio Bayona, 2012)

2012

      1. Jack Reacher (Christopher McQuarrie, 2012)
      2. Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik, 2012)
      3. French Film Festival UK: Ernest & Celestine (Stéphane Aubier/Vincent Patar/Benjamin Renner, 2012)
      4. French Film Festival UK: Paris-Manhattan (Sophie Lellouche, 2012)
      5. Rust and Bone (Jacques Audiard, 2012)
      6. Ginger & Rosa (Sally Potter, 2012)
      7. Ruby Sparks (Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris, 2012)
      8. The Curse of Frankenstein (Terence Fisher, 1957)
      9. The Soul of Flies (Jonathan Cenzual Burley, 2010)
      10. The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman, 1964)
      11. Wolf Children (Mamoru Hosoda, 2012)
      12. The Fearless Vampire Killers (Roman Polanski, 1967)
      13. Gothic (Ken Russell, 1986)
      14. Monsieur Lazhar (Phillippe Falardeau, 2011)
      15. Looper (Rian Johnson, 2012)
      16. Anna Karenina (Joe Wright, 2012)
      17. Dredd (Pete Travis, 2012)
      18. Tabu (Miguel Gomes, 2012)
      19. Woman in a Dressing Gown (J. Lee Thompson, 1957)
      20. The Sweeney (Nick Love, 2012)
      21. Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh, 2012)
      22. Brave (Mark Andrews/Brenda Chapman, 2012)
      23. The Expendables 2 (Simon West, 2012)
      24. 360 (Fernando Meirelles, 2011)
      25. Jackpot (Magnus Martens, 2011)
      26. Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul, 2012)
      27. Electrick Children (Rebecca Thomas, 2012)
      28. EIFF 2012: Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, 2012)
      29. EIFF 2012: One. Two. One (Mania Akbari, 2011)
      30. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, 2012)
      31. EIFF 2012: Lawless (John Hillcoat, 2012)
      32. EIFF 2012: What Is This Film Called Love? (Mark Cousins, 2012)
      33. EIFF 2012: Life Without Principle (Johnnie To, 2011)
      34. EIFF 2012: Killer Joe (William Friedkin, 2011)
      35. EIFF 2012: V/H/S (Various, 2012)
      36. EIFF 2012: Isn’t Anyone Alive? (Gakuryu Ishii, 2012)
      37. EIFF 2012: Hospitalité (Koji Fukada, 2010)
      38. EIFF 2012: The Imposter (Bart Layton, 2012)
      39. EIFF 2012: Fred Won’t Move Out (Richard Ledes, 2012)
      40. EIFF 2012: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus (Alexandre O. Philippe, 2012)
      41. EIFF 2012: Pusher (Luis Prieto, 2012)
      42. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, 2012)
      43. Rock of Ages (Adam Shankman, 2012)
      44. The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach, 2012)
      45. Prometheus (Ridley Scott, 2012)
      46. 2 Days in New York (Julie Delpy, 2012)
      47. Snow White and the Huntsman (Rupert Sanders, 2012)
      48. Even the Rain (Icíar Bollaín, 2010)
      49. Two Years at Sea (Ben Rivers, 2011)
      50. Between Two Rivers (Jacob Cartwright/Nick Jordan, 2012)
      51. Avengers Assemble (Joss Whedon, 2012)
      52. Clash of the Titanics: Two Restored Re-releases Compared
      53. Wild Bill (Dexter Fletcher, 2011)
      54. In Darkness (Agnieszka Holland, 2011)
      55. The Hunger Games (Gary Ross, 2012)
      56. A Man’s Story (Vanon Bonicos, 2010)
      57. Trishna (Michael Winterbottom, 2011)
      58. In Time (Andrew Niccol, 2011)
      59. GFF 2012: The Raid (Gareth Evans, 2011)
      60. GFF 2012: Jeff, Who Lives at Home (The Duplass Brothers, 2011)
      61. GFF 2012: This Must Be the Place (Paolo Sorrentino, 2011)
      62. GFF 2012: Your Sister’s Sister (Lynn Shelton, 2011)
      63. GFF 2012: Play (Ruben Östlund, 2011)
      64. GFF 2012: The Loves of Pharaoh (Ernst Lubitsch, 1922)
      65. The Muppets (James Bobin, 2011)
      66. GFF 2012: Avé (Konstantin Bojanov, 2011)
      67. GFF 2012: A Boy and His Samurai (Yoshihiro Nakamura, 2010)
      68. GFF 2012: Tales of the Night (Michel Ocelot, 2011)
      69. A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg, 2011)
      70. Slacker (Richard Linklater, 1991)
      71. The Iron Lady (Phyllida Lloyd, 2011)
      72. Carnage (Roman Polanski, 2011)
      73. Coriolanus (Ralph Fiennes, 2011)
      74. Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)
      75. Adventureland (Greg Mottola, 2009)
      76. Oslo, August 31st (Joachim Trier, 2011)
      77. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher, 2011)
      78. The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, 2011)
      79. My Week with Marilyn (Simon Curtis, 2011)

2011

    1. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Steven Spielberg, 2011)
    2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Guy Ritchie, 2011)
    3. Wuthering Heights (Andrea Arnold, 2011)

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