Mary Lambert’s addition to the Netflix rom-com genre, A Castle for Christmas, is a fun but somewhat cheesy, cliché festive romp that goes all out with its ‘Scottishness’.
Hawkeye ‘s episodes 1 & 2 are simultaneously a check-up on the MCU’s resident bow-wielding super dad, and a fun introduction to the MCU’s newest archer.
Bettina Oberli’s My Wonderful Wanda aims to be a satirical comedy-drama about class, but suffers from a lack of focus and emotional impact.
Robert Alexander’s A Man Named Scott is a visually stylistic, creative and personal documentary that charts the influential career of Kid Cudi.
Y: The Last Man ebbs and flows in terms of being compelling, with interesting characters and sparks of narrative promise hindered by frustrating ensemble issues.
Elegance Bratton’s Pier Kids is a sobering documentary that highlights the struggle LGBTQ youth of colour face on New York City’s Christopher Street Pier.
Selahy (My Weapon) is a powerfully intimate short that emphasises the devastation of war on children through the perspective of a young deaf girl.
Using archival footage, Living Proof: A Climate Story is an interesting yet jumbled look at Scotland’s industrial and environmental impact on the climate crisis.
A quickly formed but fleeting liaison is the shining centre of Daniel Sánchez López’s Boy Meets Boy that highlights connection and Berlin in equal measure.
Despite good performances from Jason Momoa and Isabela Merced, Sweet Girl has plot ambitions its action-thriller end result can’t meet.