Category: Film Reviews

You Keep the Kids [Mamá o Papá] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

You Keep the Kids [Mamá o Papá] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Movies about divorce often highlight one or another style of selfishness that at least exacerbates ...
Official Competition [Competencia oficial] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Official Competition [Competencia oficial] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. On his 80th birthday, tycoon Humberto Suárez (José Luis Gómez) realises that he would like ...
[Film review] Petite Maman

[Film review] Petite Maman

Review by John P. Harvey Odd experiences and intergenerational understanding combine in this warm fable of an eight-year-old girl’s new ...
Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake [Pan de limón con semillas de amapola] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake [Pan de limón con semillas de amapola] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Marina (Elia Galera) is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who for years has been working with ...
The Kids Are All Right [¡A todo tren! — Destino Asturias] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

The Kids Are All Right [¡A todo tren! — Destino Asturias] — Moro Spanish Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. His life falling apart, Ricardo (Santiago Segura, who also directed the film) seizes an opportunity ...
[Film review] <em>The Lost City</em>

[Film review] The Lost City

Review by John P. Harvey. Trained from a young age as an ancient-language specialist, Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) has, in ...
[Film review] Everything Everywhere All at Once

[Film review] Everything Everywhere All at Once

Review by John P. Harvey. In the most mundane of countless alternative realities, Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) struggles to keep her ...
[Film review] Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

[Film review] Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Review by John P. Harvey. The Fantastic Beasts series’s third instalment is finally here! With a tightly integrated magical philosophy, ...
[Film review] Sonic the Hedgehog 2

[Film review] Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Review by John P. Harvey In case you were elsewhere when the original Sonic the Hedgehog screened on Earth in ...
[Film review] The Duke

[Film review] The Duke

Full-time social reformer Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent) has a pet peeve: an annual levy on television receivers, without concession to ...