With Carrie upon us, the Film Club this week turn their collective attentions to their favourite remakes.
Laura Kay looks at the refreshing impact of Blue is the Warmest Color, a film with lesbians in, not a ‘lesbian film’, an important distinction.
Barry Quinn reviews the sensation that is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Raks Patel reviews The Kill Team, a documentary featuring the case of a US soldier who becomes a whistleblower and exposes US war crimes in Afghanistan.
Michael Prescott looks at the idea of whether a film needs to be enjoyed as well as appreciated in order to be a classic.
Ash Isaac takes a retrospective look at John Hughes’ cult teen classic, The Breakfast Club.
With impressive casts in both The Counsellor and The Butler, Film Club looks at the greatest ensembles in cinema history.
Daniel Wren reviews Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, Don Jon, and examines its dissection of porn and unrealistic expectations.
Raks Patel reviews Night Moves from the London Film Festival, examining Green activists, ecoterrorism and its potential aftermaths.
Ahead of reviewing his latest book, Hatchet Job, Michael Prescott reminds readers why he’s such a fan of Mark Kermode and his approach to film.