All articles by Anna Smith

Reviews

Zola turns a legendary Twitter thread into unforgettable cinema

Janicza Bravo directs and co-writes a funny, heartbreaking and eye-opening adaptation which transcends its social media origins to become a significant feminist film.

By Anna Smith

Zola turns a legendary Twitter thread into unforgettable cinema
Festivals

Flag Day is reluctant to share its family secrets

By Anna Smith

Flag Day is reluctant to share its family secrets
Reviews

Selah and the Spades review: no sex please, we’re boarding-school gangsters

By Anna Smith

Selah and the Spades review: no sex please, we’re boarding-school gangsters
Reviews

Dolittle review: Robert Downey Jr.’s good doctor goes to the dogs

By Anna Smith

Dolittle review: Robert Downey Jr.’s good doctor goes to the dogs
Reviews

Good Posture review: a cameo-studded bookish comedy set in Brooklyn

By Anna Smith

Good Posture review: a cameo-studded bookish comedy set in Brooklyn
Reviews

Fighting with My Family review: an irresistible wrestling family comedy

By Anna Smith

Fighting with My Family review: an irresistible wrestling family comedy
News

Mingle, don’t talk: Glasgow 2013

By Anna Smith

Mingle, don’t talk: Glasgow 2013
Features

Women on Film: Critics’ inspirations

By Catherine Wheatley, Ginette Vincendeau and others

Women on Film: Critics’ inspirations