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.
Dark River feels more like a transitional gateway to better films, bridging the gap between Clio Barnard' older social realist efforts and flirtations with
For a studio whose storytelling style and command of visuals is so wonderfully inventive, in Early Man they’ve opted for the laziest, most obvious
Upon first viewing, Phantom Thread is utterly irresistible, but the dense themes and examinations of inter-character relationships means that it is the rare Anderson
Happy End is a disappointing effort by Michael Haneke, displaying almost none of his visual appeal, prominent themes, or strong performances.
You Were Never Really Here is a rare film that is conclusive proof that a great director can elevate familiar source material.
The Chilean drama A Fantastic Woman beautifully captures the story of a transgender woman, who is brought to exquisite life by Daniela Vega.