All articles by Nikki Baughan

Interviews

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

First-time director Lucy Brydon discusses the challenges of tackling anorexia head on for her moving, realistic human drama Body of Water.

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
Reviews

Clemency review: death row walls in Alfre Woodard’s warden

By Nikki Baughan

Clemency review: 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”
Features

Five reasons to watch election drama The Perfect Candidate

By Nikki Baughan

Five reasons to watch election drama The Perfect Candidate
Reviews

Vivarium review: a smart satire on suburban soullessness

By Nikki Baughan

Vivarium review: a smart satire on suburban soullessness
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
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
Reviews

The Nightingale review: a haunting, nightmarish tale of a woman’s take-no-prisoners revenge

By Nikki Baughan

The Nightingale review: a haunting, nightmarish tale of a woman’s take-no-prisoners revenge
Reviews

Harriet review: Cynthia Erivo captures the righteous fury of an abolitionist heroine

By Nikki Baughan

Harriet review: Cynthia Erivo captures the righteous fury of an abolitionist heroine
Reviews

For Sama review: a mother-and-daughter’s-eye view of the devastation of Aleppo

By Nikki Baughan

For Sama review: a mother-and-daughter’s-eye view of the devastation of Aleppo
Lists

Antonio Banderas: 10 essential performances

By Nikki Baughan

Antonio Banderas: 10 essential performances
Reviews

Dirty God review: Sacha Polak fleshes out a burn survivor’s story

By Nikki Baughan

Dirty God review: Sacha Polak fleshes out a burn survivor’s story
Reviews

Woman at War review: the super earth mother we need now

By Nikki Baughan

Woman at War review: the super earth mother we need now
Reviews

Wild Rose review: Jessie Buckley’s Glasgow dreamer keeps on keeping on

By Nikki Baughan

Wild Rose review: Jessie Buckley’s Glasgow dreamer keeps on keeping on
Interviews

Carol Morley on her star-gazing New Orleans neo-noir Out of Blue

By Nikki Baughan

Carol Morley on her star-gazing New Orleans neo-noir Out of Blue
Reviews

The Rider review: a visceral, organic western

By Nikki Baughan

The Rider review: a visceral, organic western
Features

Yes, 9 to 5 really is a feminist movie

By Nikki Baughan

Yes, 9 to 5 really is a feminist movie
Features

60 years of awards at the London Film Festival – A brief history of the competition

By Nikki Baughan

60 years of awards at the London Film Festival – A brief history of the competition
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10 great American teen films of the 1980s

By Nikki Baughan

10 great American teen films of the 1980s
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