“Retribution” Paints the Powerful Portrait of a Family on the Brink of Dissolution

Aaron Paul makes a successful move from TV's Breaking Bad to cinema with writer-director Kat Candler's powerful portrait of a family on the brink of dissolution...


WIN! What We Did On Our Holiday on Blu-Ray!

Top 10 Films is very pleased to have THREE Blu-rays of comedy What We Did On Our Holiday to giveaway. See below for entry details...


Top 10 Films of Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet, over a 50-year career, was responsible for some of Hollywood's most memorable movies. The likes of 12 Angry Men, Network & Dog Day Afternoon represent some of the best films of the modern age.


Top 10 Bruce Willis Performances

Mark Fraser celebrates Bruce Willis' finer work - a man not universally loved by cinemagoers but someone who has enjoyed a few standout moments over the years, at times in films that are otherwise quite awful.
Posted On 14 Nov 2014

Iconic Images

Iconic Images: A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (1971)

The Italian giallo film is renown for its striking images. Interestingly, in director Lucio Fulci's A Lizard in a Woman's Skin, we see the infamous purveyor of gore composing some astonishingly beautiful shots.

Great Movie Posters

Great Film Posters: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

The Italian giallo, a genre categorised by its mixture of murder-mystery, sexuality and violence, featured films with a distinct visual style. The posters were also incredibly detailed & dynamic...

Classic Scenes

Classic Scenes #16: Alien (1979)

With John Hurt receiving a Knighthood in the Queen's new year's honours, Classic Scenes revisits one of the acclaimed English actor's most memorable moments: the dinner table scene in Alien


“Ex Machina” Stakes Early Claim for Film of the Year

Invited to participate in a breakthrough experiment in A.I., a young programmer is selected to evaluate the human qualities of a breathtaking female robot in Alex Garland's brilliant Ex Machina.


Top 10 Satirical Films

Neal Damiano takes a look at some of his favourite satirical films feat. faves from the 1990s and 2000s as well as some older movies like...


“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Remains an Assault on the Nerves

40 years on from Tobe Hooper's horrific masterpiece The Texas Chainsaw Massacre it appears time has had little impact on this film's ability to...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014


“The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box” Offers Family Fun but Lacks Invention

Jonathan Newman's British adventure film boasts an all-star cast but unfortunately suffers from predictability and lack of real invention...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014


Despite Playful Humour & Some Good Performances, “Always” is a Spielberg Fumble

Steven Spielberg directs this fantasy-romance based on the 1943 melodrama A Guy Named Joe. Despite some playful humour & some good performances,...


“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Kick-Starts Franchise with Confidence

Rise of the Planet of the Apes kick-started a dead franchise by breathing new life into the epic apocalyptic story of how evolution is turned...


Twisty Airborne Thriller “Non-Stop” has Plenty to Offer Despite Flaws

Liam Neeson re-teams with Unknown director Jaume Collet-Serra for this twisty airborne thriller which sees a U.S. air marshal become embroiled in...

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Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” Takes the Top Prizes at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Richard Linklater was the big winner at last night's London Critics' Circle Film Awards as Boyhood took home Best Film and Best Director...