The Movie Waffler The Movie Waffler: By Musanna Ahmed


New to Netflix - THE FAREWELL

the farewell review
A Chinese-American woman returns to China when her grandmother is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, a condition kept as a secret from the matriarch.

New Release Review [VOD] - CLIMATE OF THE HUNTER

climate of the hunter review
Two sisters vie for the affection of an old friend who may or may not be a vampire.

New Release Review [Cinema] - PROFILE

profile review
A freelance journalist investigates the online ISIS recruitment network by creating a fake Facebook profile as a radicalised Muslim. Danger arises when her communication with a recruiter continues for longer than expected.

New Release Review [DVD/Digital] - WITCH HUNT

witch hunt review
When their mother is burned at the stake, two young witches attempt to flee America.

New Release Review [Cinemas] - EARWIG AND THE WITCH

earwig and the witch review
A headstrong orphan discovers a world of spells and potions while living with a selfish witch.

First Look Review - RK/RKAY

rk/rkay review
A filmmaker attempts to locate his fictional protagonist, who has escaped from the screen.

First Look Review - THE OUTSIDE STORY

the outside story review
After accidentally locking himself out of his building, an introverted editor is forced to confront the world he's been avoiding in search of a way back inside.

New Release Review [Cinema/VOD] - AMMONITE

Mary, a paleontologist, works alone selling common fossils to tourists. A chance job offer changes Mary's life when a visitor hires her to care for his wife.

SXSW 2021 Review - THE FALLOUT

the fallout review
Two high school students form a bond in the aftermath of surviving a school shooting.


Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break review
A charity-shop worker misses his chance to participate in a national talent competition and seeks revenge on those who bullied him along the way.


Potato Dreams of America review
A gay boy growing up in the dying days of the USSR has his life upended when his mail-order bride mother moves the two of them to America.

New to Digital - SONG WITHOUT A NAME

song without a name review
A mother looks for her kidnapped child in 1980s Peru with the help of a lonely journalist.

New Release Review [MUBI] - DEAD PIGS

dead pigs review
An assortment of eccentric characters converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai.

New to Amazon Prime Video - RUN

run review
In a small town in the north of Scotland, a father who raced cars as a teenager escapes his day-to-day reality by stealing his son’s car for one last joyride.


Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness review
A young woman, convicted of murdering her husband, has her fate decided by the victim’s family on a live television programme.

New Release Review [Amazon Prime Video] - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

one night in miami review
Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown gather to discuss their roles in the cultural movement of 1960s America.