Film

Golden Oldies: Bagdad Café

As the third part of Tyneside Cinema’s ‘Screening Women’ season, the programmers dug up the little-known magical comedy, Bagdad Café. Simon Ramshaw went to see if it was a damn fine cup of coffee or a barren wasteland of emotion.


A Cure For Wellness (18)

Gore Verbinski tackles the psychological horror genre, but is it what the doctor ordered? Tom Cooney takes a look at A Cure For Wellness.


20th Century Women (15)

How does a 1970s set feminist film fair in today’s highly political climate? Kotryna Kairyte reviews 20th Century Women.



Patriots Day (15)

Dan Haygarth reviews whether this crime drama tastefully tackles the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.


Hidden Figures (PG)

Fiona Cunningham checks out an awards season and let’s us know if it’s really as groundbreaking as it portrays itself


Golden Oldies: Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver

The Tyneside Cinema sure does love Scorsese; so much so that they held two sold-out screenings of his iconic neo-noir vigilante thriller Taxi Driver last week. Fellow ‘Marty’ enthusiast Joe Holloran reviews its influence on pop culture and De Niro’s thing for mirrors.


What a shower of BAFTAs!

It’s the last step to the Oscars, and it’s hosted on our very own shores. That’s right, the BAFTAs are here, and Elizabeth Steele tells us what she thinks of the winners.



John Wick: Chapter 2 (15)

Following up to the hugely popular first film, Simon Ramshaw tells us if this sequel lives up to expectations, or even exceeds them