Film reviews

  • Ali Wong and Keanu Reeves
    Life

    Netflix's Always Be My Maybe teaches us the most important love language of all

  • Long Shot starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen
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    Long Shot review: Romance usurps bromance in this satirical comedy

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    Is Avengers: Endgame REALLY worth three hours of your life? Stylist investigates

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Life

Sexist trolls are targeting Captain Marvel with fake bad reviews

This is why we can’t have nice things

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

All is True is a touching, witty and human portrait of a literary genius

Kenneth Branagh's depiction of Shakespeare as a flawed, fraught and fallible man is unlike anything bardophiles have seen before, says Kemi J Williams.

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Kemi J Williams
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Film Review | Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant
Life

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a beautifully observed portrayal of loneliness

Melissa McCarthy is truly magnificent as an embittered and whiskey-soaked Lee Israel, says Under Her Eye’s Emily Gargan.

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Emily Gargan
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Life

Beautiful Boy is a tale of addiction, love and recovery

But Felix Van Groeningen’s film offers up a sanitised depiction of the drugs epidemic, says Kemi Williams.

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Kemi J Williams
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Mayran Yusuf
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The Favourite is unlike any period drama you’ve ever seen before

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the Queen bitch of them all?”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in RBG
Life

RBG is already one of the most important films of 2019

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Sorry to Bother You is a daring satire about the evils of capitalist greed

You'll feel uncomfortable for all the right reasons

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Kemi J Williams
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Life

Say hello to Anna and the Apocalypse, your new gory Christmas classic

Hey Anna, are you ok?

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Mayran Yusuf
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Disobedience - Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams
Life

Disobedience is a passionate story of repressed desire and religious duty

Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz’s Disobedience is a powerful faith vs lust story for the ages

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Emily Gargan
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Under Her Eye: meet Stylist's film critics
Life

Under Her Eye: meet the women who will change the way you think about film

After a three-month search, Stylist is thrilled to reveal the winners of our Under Her Eye female film critic initiative

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Stylist Team
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Life

“Why Widows is the perfect antidote to saccharine girl-power movies”

Viola Davis’ new film doesn’t peddle tired tropes about sisterly solidarity – and it’s all the more powerful for it.

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Moya Crockett
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Helen Bownass
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Under Her Eye: who should be our next film reviewer? Vote now

Read the reviews and vote for your favourite now

Life

What the critics are saying about Lady Gaga’s first major film role

A Star Is Born premiered at the Venice Film Festival – and the first reviews are in.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Why you’ll soon be seeing more reviews by women on Rotten Tomatoes

The influential film site is making major changes in a bid to increase gender diversity.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Female film critics are still the minority. Here’s what Stylist is doing about it

We're looking for three budding film critics to join us on a mission of equality

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Megan Murray
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Visible Women

Why the world needs more female film critics

As Stylist launches a new initiative to galvanise female film reviewers, we investigate why representation matters now more than ever.

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Rosamund Dean
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Visible Women

Gemma Chan’s open letter on the importance of diversity in film criticism

“Film criticism is still, overwhelmingly, white and male. Does this matter? Well… yes.”

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Gemma Chan
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Netflix's Girl On Fire - Chloe Grace Moretz
Life

Why Netflix’s Brain On Fire is vital viewing for 2018

Painful, harrowing and almost impossible to watch – but Netflix’s Brain On Fire is easily one of the most important films of the year

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Daisy Buchanan
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Kayleigh Dray
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How the new Jurassic World film strikes a blow against Trump – in just 2 words

Life finds a way (and so does the feminist resistance)

Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray thought she could handle Hereditary – but she was horribly mistaken
Long Reads

“I went to see the ‘scariest horror film of all time’. It did not end well”

Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray thought she could handle Hereditary – but she was horribly mistaken

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Kayleigh Dray
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