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Reviews

True Mothers is a sympathetic and heart-wrenching adoption drama

Deep-seated familial prejudices and societal traditions form the bedrock of Kawase Naomi’s non-linear tale of teen pregnancy and motherhood.

By Nikki Baughan

True Mothers is a sympathetic and heart-wrenching adoption drama
Lists

The power of fear: 13 memorable British horror debuts

By Nikki Baughan

The power of fear: 13 memorable British horror debuts
Reviews

ZeroZeroZero is a globetrotting narcotics thriller where power is the real drug

By Nikki Baughan

ZeroZeroZero is a globetrotting narcotics thriller where power is the real drug
Features

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it

By Henry Barnes, Whelan Barzey and others

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it
Reviews

Ethos offers up Turkish coffee and cultural contradictions

By Nikki Baughan

Ethos offers up Turkish coffee and cultural contradictions
Reviews

PVT Chat sees digital dominatrix fantasy collide with grim New York reality

By Nikki Baughan

PVT Chat sees digital dominatrix fantasy collide with grim New York reality
Interviews

Is this the real life? Behind the scenes on simulation theory doc A Glitch in the Matrix

By Nikki Baughan

Is this the real life? Behind the scenes on simulation theory doc A Glitch in the Matrix
Features

Christmas and nostalgia: the films that capture that special feeling

By Nikki Baughan

Christmas and nostalgia: the films that capture that special feeling
Reviews

Education shows how Britain taught Black boys to fail

By Nikki Baughan

Education shows how Britain taught Black boys to fail
Interviews

Body of Water: How Lucy Brydon’s debut captures the loneliness of living with anorexia

By Nikki Baughan

Body of Water: How Lucy Brydon’s debut captures the loneliness of living with anorexia
Reviews

On the Rocks review: Sofia Coppola explores mommy and daddy issues

By Nikki Baughan

On the Rocks review: Sofia Coppola explores mommy and daddy issues
Interviews

The outsider: Claire Oakley on her Cornish caravan park thriller Make Up

By Nikki Baughan

The outsider: Claire Oakley on her Cornish caravan park thriller Make Up
Interviews

About bloody time: Saint Frances is a comedy tackling tired taboos about female experience

By Nikki Baughan

About bloody time: Saint Frances is a comedy tackling tired taboos about female experience
The best of 2020

In Clemency, death row walls in Alfre Woodard’s warden

By Nikki Baughan

In Clemency, death row walls in Alfre Woodard’s warden
Interviews

Fanny Lye Deliver’d: Maxine Peake and Thomas Clay on their 17th-century folk thriller

By Nikki Baughan

Fanny Lye Deliver’d: Maxine Peake and Thomas Clay on their 17th-century folk thriller
Features

Watching Women Make Film – How to tackle Mark Cousins’ 14-hour road movie

By Nikki Baughan

Watching Women Make Film – How to tackle Mark Cousins’ 14-hour road movie
Interviews

Kitty Green on The Assistant: “We all know what happens behind that closed door”

By Nikki Baughan

Kitty Green on The Assistant: “We all know what happens behind that closed door”
Interviews

Kitty Green on The Assistant: “We all know what happens behind that closed door”

By Nikki Baughan

Kitty Green on The Assistant: “We all know what happens behind that closed door”
Reviews

Vivarium: a smart satire on suburban soullessness

By Nikki Baughan

Vivarium: a smart satire on suburban soullessness
Reviews

Vivarium review: a smart satire on suburban soullessness

By Nikki Baughan

Vivarium review: a smart satire on suburban soullessness
Features

Five reasons to watch election drama The Perfect Candidate

By Nikki Baughan

Five reasons to watch election drama The Perfect Candidate
Reviews

System Crasher: a traumatised nine-year-old girl falls through the cracks

By Nikki Baughan

System Crasher: a traumatised nine-year-old girl falls through the cracks
Reviews

Midnight Traveller review: home movies in exile

By Nikki Baughan

Midnight Traveller review: home movies in exile
Polls

The best TV series of 2019

By James Bell, Isabel Stevens and others

The best TV series of 2019
The best of 2020

Little Women emancipates Louisa May Alcott’s spirited sisters

By Nikki Baughan

Little Women emancipates Louisa May Alcott’s spirited sisters
Reviews

Little Women review: Greta Gerwig emancipates Louisa May Alcott’s spirited sisters

By Nikki Baughan

Little Women review: Greta Gerwig emancipates Louisa May Alcott’s spirited sisters
Features

In praise of the undersung art of documentary editing

By Nikki Baughan

In praise of the undersung art of documentary editing
Interviews

The poetry of small moments: How we filmed Ordinary Love

By Nikki Baughan

The poetry of small moments: How we filmed Ordinary Love
Reviews

Motherless Brooklyn review: Edward Norton’s underclass gumshoe takes Manhattan

By Nikki Baughan

Motherless Brooklyn review: Edward Norton’s underclass gumshoe takes Manhattan
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