Alistair is a 23 year old former journalism student from the sun-soaked city of Leeds, England, who has recently moved down to Cambridge. After spending two decades as "King of the North", it was time for a change and a move down south to work at a local newspaper followed. He has been writing about film since the start of 2014. If you like his writing, his work can also be found on Gay Essential, CutPrintFilm, Cinemole (his Wordpress blog) and over on his Letterboxd and YouTube pages. Because of his work for Film Inquiry, he is also a recognised member of GALECA, the Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics' Association.
Hope Dickson Leach's debut The Levelling is a familiar story of grief, told with an emotional incisiveness by brand new talent, and reminds us
Bad Rap documents the hard time Asian Americans have getting into the American hip hop scene, but should've offered a deeper exploration.
Avoiding cliches and mostly celebrating in richly defined performances, Jawbone is among the more engaging boxing movies in recent memory.
Film Inquiry writer Alistair Ryder sat down and talked with Woody Harrelson about his live one-shot directorial debut, Lost in London.
Filmed live, and in one continuous take, Lost in London is a film that could seem gimmicky, yet succeeds due to its expert comedic
The Sense of an Ending is a commendable effort from both director and cast, yet its underwritten characters become lost in adaptation.
High concept on paper, in reality, Mine turns out to be convoluted and utterly confused about the story it is telling, ending up feeling