Welcome to this new page on our website, with film reviews written by Jack Taylor, the newest staff member to the Film Theatre's projectionist team.

Jack is a freelance writer who has previously been published in The List, The Skinny, and Is This Music? A Music Technology graduate from UWS, his interests lie mainly within music and film. We'd like to hear from you too - please share the reviews and / or leave any comments or feedback with our facebook or twitter pages.


  Director Richard Linklater has oft had a penchant for the slick rite-de-passagist themes which have dominated his cinematic lense for nearly 3 ...

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  With a film that spent nearly a decade in production limbo, director Jonathan Glazer – whose previous achievements include Sexy Beast ...

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Under the Skin

Annex - Leigh, Janet (Psycho)_01

Following his self-proclaimed exile/hiatus/retirement from the movie industry, acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh’s enigmatic artistry has taken a...

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Remake Without a Cause


End of life care was a topic recently touched on by BBC documentary film maker Louis Theroux in his poignant collection of LA stories. A harrowing ins...

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Dallas Buyers Club


Following a recent trajectory in what seems like an emerging trend in movies documenting pre-civil war slavery, it’s hard not to feel suspicious abo...

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12 Years a Slave


In what has been viewed as part of a loose trilogy where Martin Scorsese has explored the criminal underbelly of the American Dream, The Wolf of Wall ...

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The Wolf of Wall Street


Joel and Ethan Coen’s back catalogue of prolific and verisimilitude style film-making has so far left a somewhat intimidating body of work that has ...

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Inside Llewyn Davis

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