Film & DVD Reviews

Serpico

One of the great Sidney Lumet's thoroughly hypnotic New York movies, where you can smell the sweat...

Zulu

Remembered now as Michael Caine's debut, playing a posh officer opposite Stanley Baker, Cy Endfield...

Child's Play

Truffaut's genre-defining masterpiece of childhood alienation

Urban Cowboy

John Travolta begins his '80s career slide as Bud Davis, a hick who migrates to Houston, falls for...

Kissing Jessica Stein

Unconventional, witty rom-com chooses its inspirations carefully in Woody Allen and Seinfeld....

Trading Places

Much-imitated life-swapping comedy from '83, back when John Landis was a hot name. Street chancer...

Summer With Monika

Early Ingmar Bergman investigation of the problems of young love in which a romantic summer idyll...

Resident Evil

After a biological warfare research lab goes tits up when a virus gets loose, plucky security guard...

Singin' In The Rain—Special Edition

If not, as it's perennially voted, one of the 10 greatest films ever made, 1952's Singin' In The...

Dogtown And Z-Boys

Fascinating, propulsive, inside-out account of southern Santa Monica's badboy "Dogtown"...

Rollerball

Die Hard director John McTiernan remakes the '70s extreme-sports classic with a sledgehammer where...

Austin Powers In Goldmember

Third time around for Mike Myers' sweaty secret agent send-up, and the scattergun approach means...

Army Of Darkness

The 'medieval dead' conclusion to Sam Raimi's legendary trilogy is more action/comedy than horror,...

Hollywood Ending

Movie industry satire based on Tolstoy's The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

Minority Report

In 2054 murder is obsolete thanks to Precrime, whose precognitive psychics enable police to arrest...

Ordinary People

Multiple Oscar-winner (beating out Scorsese's Raging Bull) from 1980, directed calmly (and, for...

Time Out

Highly absorbing film about respectable family man Vincent (Aurelien Recoing) who, after losing his...

A Taste Of Honey

Tony Richardson's 1961 take on Shelagh Delaney's kitchen-sink drama of schoolgirl pregnancy is a...

40 Days & 40 Nights

Josh Hartnett again displays his unerring knack for atrocious career choices in this low-brow,...

Desperado

Part of Columbia's new and improved Superbit series, this immaculate version of Robert Rodriguez's...

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Editor's Letter

The new Uncut revealed! Arctic Monkeys, Neil Young, Kate Bush and Warren Zevon in new issue


Next month, Arctic Monkeys play two shows at London’s Finsbury Park to more than 100,000 people, which makes it a reasonable moment to look back at the band’s journey from the Sheffield suburb of High Green to their current all-conquering place in a rock pantheon where they are...