Joseph Wade

Editor/content producer at The Film Magazine. Reviewer of films.

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  • Bliss


    "Consistent only in how inconsistent it is, and thought-provoking only in how messy it is, Bliss is an instantly forgettable and wholly unoriginal film, the likes of which we thought had been outdated by 2006."

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  • Life Is Sweet

    Life Is Sweet


    There is a realness and relatability to this film that will strike into your bones, and crascendos to tension that will hit as hard as anything you've seen. They say that cinema is rarely so true as in a Mike Leigh picture, and Life Is Sweet is a remarkable and incomparable example of this.

    It's currently available to rent for 99p. Don't miss it.

Popular reviews

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name


    How piercing it is to see images so beautiful and full of life that they seem more like memories than constructions, that such wonderment and fragility can co-exist in the parts of the soul brought out by a story not apparent in its intentions for anyone but yourself, that all of life's mysteries can be so poignantly summarised by a cry that is both sad and happy; sad because it's ended, happy because it ever happened. 'Call Me By Your…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things


    "for those of the appropriate mindset and willingness to ride out moments of sheer confusion, I'm Thinking of Ending Things is more than capable of foraging deep into your subconscious."

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