Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin is Screenjabber’s TV critic. She has a penchant for quality drama and quirky documentaries, slums it with EastEnders and pities people who watch reality TV, which might be why she never writes about The X Factor.


‘Shaftesbury Avenue, which is usually bustling, was really quite strange,’ she admits. ‘But Canary Wharf was beautiful.’ For Mackintosh, 12, one of the main surprises was the state of the streets.

X-Men: The Last Stand

Already respected round these parts for being one of the more intelligent movie franchises, there’s a fair amount of pressure on this third (possibly final) part of the X-Men series.

Blue Blood

Originally slated for a straight-to-DVD release, Stevan Riley’s excellent documentary Blue Blood gets a welcome cinematic release.

My Best Friend

An interesting companion piece to Daniel Auteuil’s last fluffy comedy The Closet, Patrice Leconte’s charming and agreeably silly film gives this great, crumple-faced actor the chance to show his comedic abilities.

28 Weeks Later

Every so often, a sequel comes along that is better than the original. Yes, I know, it's a rare event, but it does happen — just look at The Godfather...

Fast Food Nation

Based on Eric Schlosser’s best-selling exposé of the fast food industry, Fast Food Nation is a fictional interpretation of the dodgy practices behind that multi-billion-dollar business.

News Archive

Angus, thongs and full-frontal snoggingDo you want to be the next Keira Knightly or Parminder Nagra? Well, if you want to be Keira, then just stop eating.

Bridge to Terabithia

The exquisite Bridge to Terabithia is a surprising film for many reasons. It features two juvenile leads who are bearable.

This Is England

According to director Shane "A Room For Romeo Brass" Meadows, This Is England is his most personal film to date. It shows.