Andrew Winter

Although he enjoys all kinds of films, Andy writes mostly about indie and foreign language cinema. He lives in Southend-on-Sea with his wife, kids and cats.

My Content

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

Silent classic Safety Last!, Claire Denis's sensual Beau Travail, and the problematic 1936 version of Show Boat are all reviewed in this month's column.

The Painted Bird Review

The Painted Bird is a cinematic experience quite unlike any other - and certainly not for the squeamish.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

This month's Cri Life column features reviews of The Lady Eve, Marriage Story, and Taste Of Cherry.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

Reviews of Female Trouble, The Cameraman, and Three Outlaw Samurai.

Come As You Are Review

Director Richard Wong's comedy remake is likeable, funny, and problematic in equal measure.

First Cow Review

Kelly Reichardt's First Cow doesn't so much seek to subvert the traditional Western as to point and laugh at it.

In Her Hands Review

Ludovic Bernard's French drama is charmless, predictable, and profoundly unconvincing.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

This month's column reviews Husbands, Scorsese Shorts, and Dance, Girl, Dance.

A Foreign Affair Review

Billy Wilder's brilliant but underrated romantic comedy finally gets a Blu-ray release in the UK

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

This month's Criterion Collection column reviews The Apu Trilogy, Destry Rides Again, and Lola Montès

Richard Jewell Review

Clint Eastwood's real-life tale of injustice is a fine addition to the veteran director's filmography.

Snowpiercer Review

Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer is finally available on Blu-ray in the UK and is more relevant than ever.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

This month's column dedicated to Criterion's UK releases reviews The Cranes Are Flying, They Live By Night, and The Prince Of Tides

Who You Think I Am Review

Juliette Binoche 'catfishes' a much younger man in Safy Nebbou's twisty social-media drama.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection's UK releases

This month's Criterion Collection column discusses recent UK releases including Anatomy of a Murder, The French Lieutenant's Woman, and Antonio Gaudí.

The Truth Review

The Truth hurts in Hirokazu Koreeda's powerful but ponderous drama.

Cri Life: A monthly column about the Criterion Collection

This month's Criterion Collection column discusses recent UK releases including Roma, Fail Safe, and The Essential Jacques Demy boxset

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders Review

The strangest "vampire" film you're ever likely to see.