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Recent Articles by Neil Smith

The White Crow

On 16 June 1961, Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union and sought asylum in France. It ...

Release Date: 22nd Mar, 2019 | By Neil Smith

Rachel Weisz (My Cousin Rachel) stars alongside Rachel McAdams (Spotlight) in this compelling drama about love, loss and rebellion, set ...

Release Date: 30th Nov, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Mary Queen Of Scots

The rivalry between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots has fascinated generations of scholars, playwrights and filmmakers, and provided ...

Release Date: 18th Jan, 2019 | By Neil Smith
A Star Is Born

Following the rip-roaring success of La La Land, director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling reunite to deliver a historic true story.

Release Date: 5th Oct, 2018 | By Neil Smith
The Wife

Glenn Close gives ones of her most riveting and forceful performances in the cinema equivalent of a page-turner.

Release Date: 28th Sep, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Björn Runge

The director of The Wife on working with Glenn Close, casting her daughter, and eating haggis...

Release Date: 28th Sep, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Cold War

A passionate romance unfolds on both sides of the Iron Curtain in the new film from director Pawel Pawlikowski.

Release Date: 31st Aug, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Incredibles 2

Animation powerhouse Pixar bring back the Parrs for another all action-adventure.

Release Date: 13th Jul, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Yellow Submarine

Animated pictures don’t come hippier, trippier or more groundbreaking than this iconic 1968 film.

Release Date: 8th Jul, 2018 | By Neil Smith

A gripping, tension-filled drama that heralds a stunning new cinematic voice in Xavier Legrand.

Release Date: 13th Apr, 2018 | By Neil Smith
Funny Cow

Maxine Peake is outstanding as working-class woman who longs to be a stand-up comedian.

Release Date: 20th Apr, 2018 | By Neil Smith
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos returns with another blackly comic dose of chilling surrealism.

Release Date: 3rd Nov, 2017 | By Neil Smith