Alistair Ryder

Alistair has been writing about film and TV for three years at a number of websites, most notably Film Inquiry and Gay Essential. He's also a member of GALECA (the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association), and once interviewed Woody Harrelson, which he will probably tell you about extensively, whether you want to hear about it, or not.

My Content

Stuber Review

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Our Time Review

A cathartic look at Juan and Ester's emotionally thorny open marriage.

Late Night Review

Mindy Kaling's comedy fails to live up to its promise

Cannes 2019: Zombi Child Review

We round out our coverage of this year's Cannes with director Bertrand Bonello's allegorical film about cultural appropriation and colonialism

Cannes 2019: Parasite Review

Bong Joon-ho’s new film thrills Cannes and is a front runner for tomorrow’s Palme d’Or award

Cannes 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

Tarantino’s latest is an affectionate love letter to the last days of Old Hollywood

Cannes 2019: Young Ahmed Review

The Dardenne brothers return with another social realistic take on an awkward subject matter

Cannes 2019: A Hidden Life Review

Terrence Malick’s new feature signals a change of direction but some similar recent failings

Cannes 2019: The Lighthouse Review

The director of The Witch, Robert Eggers, drives Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson insane

Cannes 2019: Little Joe Review

Jessica Hausner‘s throwback sci-fi plants its own seed of doubt

Cannes 2019: Sorry We Missed You Review

Ken Loach's new film retreads old themes and ideas discussed in I, Daniel Blake

Cannes 2019: Bacurau Review

Kleber Mendonça Filho's follow-up to the acclaimed Aquarius shares some similarities

Cannes 2019: The Dead Don't Die Review

Jim Jarmsuch's new zombie film lacks bite in almost every sense of the word

Missing Link Review

Missing Link is a charming adventure featuring Laika’s most ambitious animation to date

Piercing Review

Piercing may have style and an effective lead performance, but...