Film reviews

  • 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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Under Her Eye: who should be our next film reviewer? Vote now

    Read the reviews and vote for your favourite now

    Posted by
    Helen Bownass
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  • 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.

    Posted by
    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.

    Posted by
    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

    Posted by
    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.

    Posted by
    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

    Posted by
    Daisy Buchanan
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    Life

    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)

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • 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

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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