All posts by Sara Galvão

  • Sing Street – Review ****

    Director John Carney (Once) did it again – he made us all want to go out and start a band, sing in the shower, dance...

  • Stalky & Co [Tv] – Review ****

    Young literature about boarding schools is a British tradition that continues to this day, and one of its finest examples is Rudyard Kipling’s Stalky & Co...

  • The Divide – Review ***

    Officially selected to the Sheffield 2015 Doc/Fest and Open City Documentary festival of the same year, The Divide finally gets a wider release in the...

  • Criminal – Review ***

    The 80s were a great time for action thrillers. The 90s weren’t bad. Nowadays, as we escape the noughties into a decade no one dares...

  • Miles Ahead – Review ****

    After a successful Indiegogo campaign and six years in the making, actor and first time feature director Don Cheadle finally managed to sail his project...

  • The Missing Postman [TV] – Review ****

    Adapted from the Mark Wallington novel with the same name, The Missing Postman, a two-episode series that premiered in the BBC in 1997, was produced...

  • Eddie the Eagle – Review ****

    Biopics are hard things to get right, but picking a character so surreal it seems like a fantasy creation may well make it much easier....

  • The Children of Green Knowe – Review ***

    First, there was the generation that grew up with Enid Blyton’s books, following The Famous Five and the adventures at Malory Towers religiously. Then, there...

  • Speed Sisters – Review ****

    If there’s a male dominated world par excellence, that would be car racing. Anyone who managed to go through all the Fast & Furious franchise...

  • Court – Review ****

    India’s official 2016 Academy Awards entry is probably one of the best foreign films from last year. With his debut feature writer-director Chaitanya Tamhane gives us...