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Greta Review: Farcical psycho-thriller with unexpected laughs

We begin with an overtly romantic score, set back in the early 20th century, and are introduced to Chloë Grace Moretz's Frances McCullen serving as a waitress in an upper-clas...

Review – Hotel Artemis

Hotel Artemis is a confused comedy-thriller that lacks a coherent story but still delivers a blood-lust quenching gut-punch of dystopian violence porn.

Review – Breaking In

Gabrielle Union is a badass mum on a mission in Breaking In, a film which isn't sure if it's a comedy, a thriller or a poignant reflection on the role of motherhood. It&#...

Gomorrah Season 3 is dirty, dangerous and beautiful

When the BBC’s much-anticipated gangster thriller McMafia hit the small screens in January, it was met with a lukewarm response. But critics missed perhaps its greatest achievement...

Kaufman’s Game review: a British gangster movie shot on a micro-budget

From Helier Bissell-Thomas, Kaufman's Game started as a student project and ended up becoming the first micro-budget movie to be released in Odeon and Savoy cinemas. In Kaufman...

American Horror Story: Cult was more than just political backlash

After a year-long wait, the highly anticipated seventh season of American Horror Story hit screens, and Cult doesn't disappoint, says Shaun Nolan. The seventh season of America...

78/52: the 78 setups and 52 cuts that made Psycho a scream

It took 78 setups and 52 cuts to film the now infamous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Now a new documentary from Alexandre O. Philippe gets under the skin of the murder...

The Killing of a Sacred Deer: Yorgos Lanthimos’ beautiful, dark, twisted fantasy

Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing of a Sacred Deer follows up his 2015 film The Lobster with just as much twisted absurdism and lashings of dark humour and sinister behaviour. Yorg...

The Silence of the Lambs is back on the big screen with BFI

Jonathan Demme's 1991 cult classic The Silence of the Lambs sees Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins back on the big screen as part of the BFI's thriller season. Photo: Everett Coll...

The best and worst of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror…so far

Now that the fourth series of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror has been confirmed to return to Netflix before Christmas, what better time to re-watch all the episodes and rank them f...