SHELLEY SWEENEY spends 94 minutes immersed in the “Irish problem”. She pronounces it a talkfest with a few welcome twists and turns.
Film & Television
A young girl and a super pig, and a dastardly plot by an industrial food corp makes for an odd movie idea, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE thinks it’s real rad.
A war film that’s sort of not a war film, but sort of is, Dunkirk gets ANDREW JOHNSTONE’S conditional seal of approval.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE watches two funny guys drink, eat and bicker their way around Spain, and pronounces their movie to be worth a good chortle, or even two.
Through most of our long cinematic history we’ve hated our own films, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE finds 14 pieces of pure filmic gold that beautifully convey our developing cultural history.
It’s one of the 10 best British movies ever made, and it’s as brilliant as it’s barmy. ANDREW JOHNSTONE reckons this unusual, haunting and plain odd film is unjustly neglected.
It’s a piece of fluff with serious flaws, but the Gallic charm of Paris Can Wait wins out for SHELLEY SWEENEY.
Wonder Woman is a runaway hit, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE goes against the grain to declare it an unmitigated disaster.
PAT PILCHER looks at how some rugby fans are bypassing Sky’s Fan Pass and the bigger issues it raises.
An iconic TV franchise is kicked back into action. It’s imperfect, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE likes it anyway.
Andrew Johnstone stays tuned in and fascinated by a story about a modern-day political superman (and woman).
McLaren is anything but just another film about a car-racing driver, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE