Film & DVD Reviews

The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

The Beatles - Magical Mystery TourRoll up for the definitive remaster of The Fab Four’s car-crash Christmas television special...

The Queen Of Versailles

The Queen Of VersaillesThe Queen Of Versailles introduces us to David and Jackie Siegel, an American family struggling to...

The Imposter

The ImposterReal life slice of Texan noir...

Homeland Season One

Homeland Season OneDamian Lewis keeps us guessing in Obama’s favourite post-War On Terror thriller...

Sebastian Bergman

Sebastian BergmanIt's the Swedish Cracker! Sort of...

Detachment

DetachmentWe don't need no education...

The Hunter

The HunterWillem Dafoe burns brightly in pursuit of rare tiger...

Dark Horse

Dark HorseCar crashes, comas, hepatatis and death. It's the return of Todd Solondz, of course!

The Bridge

The BridgeThe latest Scandi-TV import proves the Nordic crime wave hasn’t peaked just yet...

Woody Allen - A Documentary

Woody Allen - A DocumentaryDocumentary on the legendary, bespectacled filmmaker...

The Beatles - Yellow Submarine

The Beatles - Yellow SubmarineAnybody familiar with the short Beatles cartoons produced for US TV (in which George Harrison...

Ill Manors

Ill ManorsSweary "hip hop musical" from Plan B's Ben Drew...

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise KingdomMore left-field genius from Wes Anderson: now with added Bruce Willis...

The Raid

The RaidRelentless! High end Martial Arts action flick...

Lawrence Of Belgravia

Lawrence Of BelgraviaThe world of Lawrence is, by all accounts, a strange one. A singer once told me that, while...

Blackthorn

BlackthornSam Shepard himself takes a rare lead in Blackthorn, which expands on the theories that Butch...

Avengers Assemble

Avengers AssembleSuperior superhero mash up...

Braquo

BraquoRelentlessly violent French cop thriller...

This Must Be The Place

This Must Be The PlacePaolo Sorrentino’s This Must Be The Place muses on the existence of a fictional rock star. This is...

The Kid With A Bike

The Kid With A BikeBelgian superstar filmmaker brothers gonna work it out...

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Editor's Letter

The 39th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A lot to get through here, but I'm indebted once more to the resource that is www.nyctaper.com, who this week have posted two amazing live sets by Steve Gunn and Ryley Walker. Elsewhere, there's a new Waterboys track to check out,...