Harry Solomons

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: A Bit of a Drag (Review)

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is wonderful when leaning into the camp, but is a little too by-the-books to be truly fabulous.

Mr Klein: Walking the Line Between Citizen and Alien (Review)

Mr Klein, Joseph Losey’s thriller of mistaken identity in Vichy France, is all-too-relevant in this glorious restoration.

Anne at 13,000 ft: Ultra-Indie Drama is Uniquely, Understatedly Terrifying (Review)

Anne at 13,000 ft. is a low-budget character study that plays like a psychological horror, and a confident portrait of a woman in freefall.

Val: Hollywood as Told by its Golden Boy (Review)

Unashamedly subjective, Val is a unique treatise on the art of acting by one of the industry’s most enigmatic figureheads.

The God Committee: Stage-to-Screen Transplant Lives and Breathes (Review)

While it occasionally leans too far into hospital melodrama, The God Committee has enough heart to successfully tackle its tricky subject matter.

Sing, Freetown: One Play for the Soul of a Nation (Review)

Moving, sympathetic and dazzlingly rhythmic, Sing, Freetown is that rare documentary that not only captures but stands alongside the struggles of its subjects.

Quiz: A Very British Scandal (Review)

Light and forgettable but wonderfully entertaining, Quiz throws us back into one of the most bizarre controversies of the last decade.

Johnny Mnemonic: What if Keanu Reeves were a USB Stick? (Review)

Bewildering, nonsensical, and by equal turn genius and downright idiotic, Johnny Mnemonic is a cyberpunk relic you unearth at your own risk.

Coded Bias: AI Will Not Save Us (Review)

Clear-minded and led by charismatic subjects, Coded Bias succeeds despite its shortfalls to offer a haunting takedown of AI evangelism.

Malmkrog: Death by Discourse (Review)

A treatise on the Russian Revolution told in 200 minutes of brutally taxing philosophical discussion, Malmkrog uplifts and exhausts in equal measure