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

Piercing Review

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

Jellyfish Review

This is a British indie that deserves your attention

Green Book Review

Inspired by a true friendship

On Her Shoulders Review

One of the most difficult film viewing experiences you'll have this year

Stan & Ollie Review

On the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia...

Life Itself Review

Life will surprise you, or not as the case may be

Sorry to Bother You Review

This absurdist comedy satire is a promising start for Director Boots Riley

Ralph Breaks the Internet Review

Ralph's back, only wrecking the internet this time

Gosford Park Review

Tea at Four. Dinner at Eight. Murder at Midnight.

LFF 2018: Burning Review

An enigmatically thrilling and unforgettable experience

LFF 2018: Vox Lux Review

Natalie Portman transforms into a controversial pop diva in Vox Lux...

LFF 2018: Beautiful Boy Review

Father and son battle addiction and recovery

Last Year in Marienbad Review

Evocative, compelling, fascinating, different

Searching Review

"One of 2018's most unexpected cinematic delights."

The Spy Who Dumped Me Review

Kate McKinnon stands out in what is otherwise an unremarkable film