Stuart Profile Pic 2016

Stuart OConnor

Stuart O'Connor is the Managing Editor of Screenjabber, the movie review website he co-founded with Neil Davey far too many years ago. He likes all genres, as long as the film is good (although he does enjoy the occasional bad "guilty pleasure"), and drinks way too much coffee.

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.

Reno 911!: Miami

Anyone who lived through the 80s and was therefore subjected to the later Police Academy movies will undoubtedly approach any ‘funny’ cop movie with a due sense of fear and nausea.

Away From Her

There is a theory that, in the event of a four-minute warning, phone lines will go into meltdown as people attempt to call partners, friends and family to tell them...

The Breed

The Breed is a horror movie. It has a 15 certificate. Thereby hangs a problem. Unless you’re an exceptional director, you can’t scare a crowd with no 18-certificate visceral trimmings.