Rebecca Harrison

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Reviews

Cat Person: this messy adaptation of Kristen Roupenian’s viral short story is devoid of nuance

Roupenian’s New Yorker story about the everyday nature of sexual violence is here twisted into a contrived horror movie, where the male lead is a monster and its supporting female characters are little more than punchlines.

By Rebecca Harrison

Cat Person: this messy adaptation of Kristen Roupenian’s viral short story is devoid of nuance
Festivals

Celluloid Underground: a lyrical tribute to the material beauty of film

By Rebecca Harrison

Celluloid Underground: a lyrical tribute to the material beauty of film
Reviews

Shabu: a joyful summertime doc that lets its endearing teen protagonist take the lead

By Rebecca Harrison

Shabu: a joyful summertime doc that lets its endearing teen protagonist take the lead
Reviews

Polite Society: a genre-jumping debut with an anarchic sense of fun

By Rebecca Harrison

Polite Society: a genre-jumping debut with an anarchic sense of fun
Festivals

She Said: a powerful call to arms in the struggle against patriarchy

By Rebecca Harrison

She Said: a powerful call to arms in the struggle against patriarchy
Festivals

Meet Me in the Bathroom: a nostalgic indie rock theme-park ride

By Rebecca Harrison

Meet Me in the Bathroom: a nostalgic indie rock theme-park ride
What to watch at LFF

Call Jane: a powerful, timely pro-choice drama

By Rebecca Harrison

Call Jane: a powerful, timely pro-choice drama
Reviews

Girls Can’t Surf: a bittersweet story of women on the waves

By Rebecca Harrison

Girls Can’t Surf: a bittersweet story of women on the waves
Reviews

A League of Their Own: stirring baseball drama

By Rebecca Harrison

A League of Their Own: stirring baseball drama
Reviews

Bullet Train: mind the gap between its ears

By Rebecca Harrison

Bullet Train: mind the gap between its ears
Reviews

The Railway Children Return: big-hearted yet sanitised nostalgia ride

By Rebecca Harrison

The Railway Children Return: big-hearted yet sanitised nostalgia ride
Reviews

True Things: an uneasy psychological character study

By Rebecca Harrison

True Things: an uneasy psychological character study
Reviews

Pam & Tommy is an entertaining but ultimately hypocritical take on 90s celebrity culture

By Rebecca Harrison

Pam & Tommy is an entertaining but ultimately hypocritical take on 90s celebrity culture
Reviews

House of Gucci is a tragi-comic triumph of operatic proportions

By Rebecca Harrison

House of Gucci is a tragi-comic triumph of operatic proportions
Features

Exploring Virtual Realities at the BFI London Film Festival 2021

By Rebecca Harrison

Exploring Virtual Realities at the BFI London Film Festival 2021
Reviews

Curse of The Chippendales explores the gender dynamics of stripping in the 1980s

By Rebecca Harrison

Curse of The Chippendales explores the gender dynamics of stripping in the 1980s
Reviews

Limbo gives a Scottish welcome to four far-flung refugees

By Rebecca Harrison

Limbo gives a Scottish welcome to four far-flung refugees
Reviews

Our Ladies lets Catholic lasses loose in Edinburgh

By Rebecca Harrison

Our Ladies lets Catholic lasses loose in Edinburgh
Reviews

The Chair studies the absurdities of academia

By Rebecca Harrison

The Chair studies the absurdities of academia
Reviews

The Killing of Two Lovers examines domestic violence but focuses on the abuser

By Rebecca Harrison

The Killing of Two Lovers examines domestic violence but focuses on the abuser
Reviews

The Mandalorian Season 2 seeks hope in a bruised and battered galaxy

By Rebecca Harrison

The Mandalorian Season 2 seeks hope in a bruised and battered galaxy
Reviews

Industry isn’t working for us

By Rebecca Harrison

Industry isn’t working for us
Reviews

Make Up stirs up a thrillingly queer tangle in a Cornish campsite

By Rebecca Harrison

Make Up stirs up a thrillingly queer tangle in a Cornish campsite
Reviews

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker review: new hope springs eternal

By Rebecca Harrison

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker review: new hope springs eternal
News

Co-ordinating intimacy: making sex scenes safe

By Rebecca Harrison

Co-ordinating intimacy: making sex scenes safe
News

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Isabel Stevens, Nick James and others

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

Bull first look: a bucking portrait of a rodeoing odd couple

By Rebecca Harrison

Bull first look: a bucking portrait of a rodeoing odd couple

Too Old to Die Young first look: Nicolas Winding Refn depopulates the small screen

By Rebecca Harrison

Too Old to Die Young first look: Nicolas Winding Refn depopulates the small screen
Reviews

Rocketman review: an out and proud Elton John musical biopic

By Rebecca Harrison

Rocketman review: an out and proud Elton John musical biopic
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