Tag: british-film-reviews

How I Won the War Review

How I Won the War Review

Absurdist, satirical and with more ideas in its nearly two hours than many another film could deal with, How I Won the War, Richard Lester's film starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon, released in dual format by the BFI.

Room at the Top Review

Room at the Top Review

A key film in pushing the limits of acceptability in British cinemas, Jack Clayton's debut feature Room at the Top remains a fine film, featuring an Oscar-winning performance from Simone Signoret.

The Caretaker Review

The Caretaker Review

The Caretaker was Harold Pinter's breakthrough play, filmed in 1963 by Clive Donner and starring Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence and Robert Shaw.

A Clockwork Orange Review

A Clockwork Orange Review

Highly controversial on its release, Stanley Kubrick's film of Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange, is back in British cinemas.

Red White and Zero Review

Red White and Zero Review

Woodfall Films' portmanteau feature Red White and Zero is now available in the UK

It Happened Here Review

It Happened Here Review

Released by the BFI in dual-format, It Happened Here is a remarkable alternate history, known as much for the story behind its eight-year production as for its own merits.

Queerama Review

Queerama Review

A journey through a century of British queer history by means of the archive.

When the Wind Blows Review

When the Wind Blows Review

The 1986 film of Raymond Briggs's best-selling graphic novel, a dual-format release from the BFI.

Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F. Percy Smith Review

Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F. Percy Smith Review

Smaller than the eye can see, the pioneering works of F. Percy Smith, from the BFI.

Rita, Sue and Bob Too Review

Rita, Sue and Bob Too Review

Thatcher's Britain with her knickers down. Now on dual-format from the BFI.

Love on the Dole Review

Love on the Dole Review

The once-controversial Love on the Dole, starring Deborah Kerr, in dual-format from the BFI.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire Review

The Day the Earth Caught Fire Review

The world is about to end in this classic British SF film from 1962, on Blu-ray from the BFI.