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Get Out and horror’s obsession with suburbia
Film editor Liam Taft takes a look at four films that explore America's middle-class nightmare.
The Nightingale, Film, Jennifer Kent, Kettle Mag, Liam Taft
Why we’re excited about The Nightingale
Filming is set to start next month on Jennifer Kent’s sophomore feature, following The Babadook. Film editor Liam Taft looks ahead to The Nightingale.
An Interview with Kelly Reichardt
Martia Dimmer interviews the acclaimed director of Certain Women, Kelly Reichardt.
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The Kettle Film Awards
Our writers voted for their favourite Oscar contenders. Film editor Liam Taft compiles the results.
Trainspotting 2: A Fitting Return
Carrie-Jennifer Cairns reviews Trainspotting 2, writing from the perspective of a born and bred Scot.
Jesse Eisenberg, actor, culture, Prahaas Oldman, Kettle Mag
Eisenberg: Reading Between The Lines
Prahaas Oldman considers the work of actor Jesse Eisenberg.
Five films to look out for at Sundance 2017
Need an antidote to the awards season? Film editor Liam Taft looks at Sundance's lineup to compile a list of some of the most anticipated films of the year
Review: La La Land
Film editor Liam Taft reviews the Oscar-tipped musical.
Film, Criticism, Reviews, Journalism, Critics, Kettle Mag, Scott Wilson
Is Film Criticism still relevant?
With bite-sized reviews so readily accessible, where do in-depth reviews fit in 2017? Scott Wilson investigates.
Film, 2016, List, Top 10, Arrival, The Witch, Spotlight, Kettle Mag, Liam Taft
Kettle's Best Films of 2016
We asked our contributors to write about their favourite films from 2016, including Arrival, The Witch, and Spotlight. Film editor Liam Taft presents the results.