Deborah Ross

Predictable but has a certain French verve: Two Tickets to Greece reviewed

18 May 2024 9:00 am

Within the first five minutes of Two Tickets to Greece you know what it is and where it’s going. It’s…

Wonderfully special: La chimera reviewed

11 May 2024 9:00 am

La chimera, which, as in English, means something like ‘the unrealisable dream’, is the latest film from Italian writer/director Alice…

Should beautiful actors be allowed to play those with plain faces?

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Sometimes I Think About Dying is one of those titles you want to shout back at – what? Only sometimes?…

Better than expected (but my expectations were low): Back to Black reviewed

13 April 2024 9:00 am

When the trailer for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s biopic of Amy Winehouse, Back to Black, first landed, her fans were gracious. ‘This,’…

You’ll want to claw your face off: Scoop reviewed

6 April 2024 9:00 am

Scoop is a dramatised account of the events leading up to the BBC’s 2019 Newsnight interview with Prince Andrew. The…

Entertaining. Mostly: Dream Scenario reviewed

11 November 2023 9:00 am

Dream Scenario is a high-concept dark comedy about celebrity and cancel culture. It stars our old pal Nicolas Cage who,…

Outstanding and eye-opening doc about North Korea: Beyond Utopia review

4 November 2023 9:00 am

The documentary Beyond Utopia follows various families as they attempt to flee North Korea. It is eye-opening and outstanding. In…