Susan Lynch

Apple Tree Yard review

If there’s two things Apple Tree Yard, adapted from Louise Doughty’s novel, isn’t short of, that’s pace and tension so it’s a shame it lacked credibility here and there.

The Scouting Book For Boys review (DVD)

Best friends David (Turgoose) and Emily (Grainger) are teenage residents at the Norfolk caravan park where their parents work.

Holy Water review (DVD) ?

Sixty years ago, Ealing studios would've turned out a movie like this with panache. The characters would be idiosyncratic and charming, the pace lively, the script deft and playful and...

The Scouting Book for Boys

Best friends David (Turgoose) and Emily (Grainger) are teenage residents at the Norfolk caravan park where their parents work.

The Unloved

Last time a news story broke about a child dying as a result of abuse or neglect, and the tabloids shrieked about how social workers had failed in the line...

Holy Water ?

Sixty years ago, Ealing studios would've turned out a movie like this with panache. The characters would be idiosyncratic and charming, the pace lively, the script deft and playful and...

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (DVD)

Nine years ago, Cate Blanchett swept to an Oscar nomination in Shekhar Kapur’s impressive Elizabeth. It was one of seven nominations for this excellent film.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Nine years ago, Cate Blanchett swept to an Oscar nomination in Shekhar Kapur’s enormously impressive Elizabeth. It was one of seven nominations for this excellent film.