Feature | Redbrick | University of Birmingham

Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

Review: Five Feet Apart

Review: Serenity

Review: Fighting With My Family

  • Film
  • Competition
  • Top Ten
  • Debate
  • Review
  • Film News
  • Top Five
  • Top Three
  • Interview
  • Trailers
  • Feature
  • Redbrick rewinds
  • How are our film reviews scored?


    Laika: Stop-Motion Storytellers

    Ahead of the release of their fifth feature Missing Link, Film Critic Alex Green looks back at the history of Laika, one of the most ambitious animation studios

    Written by Alex Green on 22nd March 2019


    Film Flashback: Iconic Films of 1999

    Redbrick Film collectively reminisce and re-evaluate the important 1999 releases that are turning 20 this year

    Written by Alex Green, Samuel Zucca, Tom Smith Wrinch, Matt Taylor, Grace Baxendine, Kim Garande, Sam Denyer & Ellen Macleod on 10th March 2019


    2019 Golden Globes Round Up

    Film Critic Alisha Shah looks back on the Golden Globes - the highs and the lows, and looks forward to the upcoming Oscars

    Written by Alisha Shah on 13th February 2019


    Oscar Nominations Roundup

    Film Critic Sam Denyer reacts to the Academy's announcement of their selections -- including surprises Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody and Roma

    Written by Sam Denyer on 9th February 2019


    Netflix’s 2018: A Film Success Story

    Film Critic Alex Green looks back on Netflix's highs and lows of 2018, and comments on what they can do to better, ahead of 2019

    Written by Alex Green on 7th February 2019


    Thank You Stan Lee

    Film Critic Rhys Lloyd-Jones remembers Stan Lee, who we lost in November this year, mastermind behind the Marvel Universe

    Written by Rhys Lloyd-Jones on 31st December 2018


    Redbrick’s Picks: Top Films of 2018

    Redbrick Film Critics rank their five favourites from 2018, a fine year for film

    Written by Samuel Zucca, Kat Forbes, Matt Taylor, Alex Green, Sam Denyer, Tom Smith-Wrinch, Rhys Lloyd-Jones & Kat Smith on 31st December 2018


    From Behind Straight Lines

    Film writer Amy O'Neill analyses Cate Blanchett's position on straight actors playing gay characters (and visa versa) and how the LGBTQ+ community is represented in film

    Written by Amy O'Neill on 29th December 2018


    Feature: Venom, Shared Universes, and Sony’s Fall from Grace

    Film Critic Matt Taylor delves the depths of the Sony superhero slump

    Written by Matt Taylor on 2nd November 2018


    Feature: Spookiest Flicks for Halloween 2018

    Redbrick Film band together to recommend movies scary, suspenseful and downright silly – here are some classics to hide behind your sofa from this Halloween

    Written by Sam Denyer, Alisha Shah, Rhys Lloyd Jones, Tom Smith Wrinch, Ellen Macleod, Matt Taylor, Samuel Zucca, Tom Armstrong, Todd Waugh Ambridge & CiaraMay on 30th October 2018


    The Name’s Not Jane Bond (And Nor Should It Ever Be)

    Assessing the recent James Bond casting controversy, Film Critic Antonia Miles calls for a more imaginative approach to female representation

    Written by Antonia Miles on 20th October 2018


    The Box Office Paradox: Will Cloverfield Be The New Normal?

    Digital Editor Alex McDonald dives into the nitty gritty world of box office returns and profit margins to examine Netflix's acquisition of The Cloverfield Paradox

    Written by Alex McDonald on 14th February 2018
    Load More...