Film Reviews


Reviews etc…

Common Sense Media film reviews through the lens of parental advice.

Two Of Us – (Empire)

Interview with Shaun Parkes (Frank Critchlow in Mangrove) – (Empire magazine print. LFF special)

Interview with Kingsley Ben-Adir (Malcom X in One Night In Miami) – (Empire magazine print)

Miss Juneteenth (Empire Magazine – online & print)

Sunday Brunch, Series 8 – Episodes 38 (on the sofa with Jeff Goldblum & Clarke Peters), Ep. 41 (Daisy May Cooper & Luke Perry), Ep. 48 (Clint Dyer), Ep. 52 (Noah Cyrus & Amber Anderson)…monthly episodes since

Top 10 Black Films of the Decade (British Blacklist)

Top 10 Queer Films of the Decade (The Queer Review)

Her Friend Adam short film review (Sundance edition of Short Magazine)

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (For F Word)

Phoenix (For F Word)

Cinderella (For Virgin Movies)

Girl Power: Top 10 animated females (For Virgin Movies)

Selma (For London Economic)

Shaun The Sheep (For London Economic)

Love Is Strange (For London Economic)

Films For Feminists to Get Excited About in 2015

Favourite Female Roles of 2014

Foxcatcher review (For London Economic)

Paddington review (For London Economic)

Why Third Person is Everything That’s Wrong With Sexist Hollywood

Top 5 Films from London Film Festival (2014)

About Time You: Tried Open-Air Cinema In Camden (About Time Magazine)

Why Obvious Child Is The Best Abortion Flick You’ll See All Year (Vagenda Magazine)

Interview with Fruitvale Station director – Ryan Coogler 

Top 5 Films From the London Film Festival (2013)

Parkland Q&A at the LFF with director Peter Landesman

Why I’m Leaving Outdoors Cinema Out in the Cold

Oz The Great And The Powerful…Not So Great For the Ladies

A Trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour

Star Trek Into Darkness the First Nine Mins: What Have We Learned? (Virgin Media)

Good Things That Happened For Women In Film – (a monthly round-up)

January 2015 (For Bechdel Test Fest)

Good Things That Happened For Women In Film: March  (2014)

Good Things That Happened For Women In Film: April  (2014)

7 Good Things That Happened For Women In Film 2013 





Dear White People

Fruitvale Station

Blue Ruin

12 Years A Slave


Le Week-End




Good Vibrations


The Bling Ring

Stories We Tell

The Big Wedding

The Great Gatsby

Behind The Candelabra

This Is 40

Robot & Frank



Gangster Squad

Les Miserables

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


Beast Of The Southern Wild

Life of Pi

Nativity 2: Danger In The Manger

Safety Not Guaranteed


Trouble With The Curb

Searching For Sugaman (with Director & Producer Q&A)

American Pie The Reunion

Marley (Bob Marley bio-pic)

Ruby Sparks

The Dinosaur Project

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