Author Archive

Oliver Lyttelton

Oliver Lyttelton

The horror films resurgence of the last few years has been a remarkable thing to watch: some of the most exciting new filmmakers to emerge have been working in the genre, and plenty of masters have been doing some of the best work of their careers. And…
a wrinkle in time/Ad Astra/An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn/Annihilation/Ant-Man and the Wasp/Apostle/Avengers: Infinity War/Backseat/Bad Times At The El Royale/Beach Bum/Bernadette/Best of 2017/Birds Of Passage/Black Klansman/Black Panther/Boy Erased/Burning/Can You Ever Forgive Me?/Chris Morris/Cold War/Damsel/deadpool 2/Debra Granik/Destroyer/Domino/Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot/E-Book/Everybody Knows/Fahrenheit 451/Farming/Fast Color/Features/First Man/Galveston/Halloween/High Life/Hold The Dark/Holmes And Watson/Hotel Artemis/I Think We're Alone Now/If Beale Street Could Talk/Isle Of Dogs/J.T. LeRoy/Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade/Kursk/Loro/Luxembourg/Mandy/Mary Magdalene/Maya/Mid 90s/mission impossible 6/mute/News/Noah Baumbach/ocean's eight/On The Basis Of Sex/Outlaw King/Peterloo/Piercing/Private Life/Proxima/Psychokinesis/Radegund/Ready Player One/Red Sparrow/Roma/Slice/Soldado/Solo: A Star Wars Story/Sony's Untitled 3D Animated Spider-Man Movie/Sorry To Bother You/Sunset/Suspiria/The Art Of Self Defence/The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan/The Favorite/The Frontrunner/The Girl In The Spider’s Web/The House That Jack Built/the incredibles 2/The Irishman/The Kid Who Would Be King/The Land Of Steady Habits/The Little Stranger/The Long Dumb Road/The Man Who Killed Don Quixote/The Miseducation Of Cameron Post/The Nightingale/The Old Man & The Gun/The Other Side Of The Wind/The Predator/The Sisters Brothers/The Souvenir/The Widow/The Wild Pear Tree/Tully/Under The Silver Lake/Unsane/venom/Wendy/Where'd You Go/White Boy Rick/widows/Wildlife

We’re just getting started with our look at the best in film and TV of 2017, but before we really got stuck into, we wanted to take a minute to look forward to what’s to come in the next twelve months or so. Lord knows we need things to keep us going i…

December is here, and that only means one thing at Playlist HQ: just a month to go until the release of that horse soldier movie. But if it meant two things, it would be that it begins our annual binge-look at the year in film and TV gone by. Over the …

Few saw “Deadpool” coming, but the movie proved to be something of a shot in the arm of the superhero movie when it hit a little under two years ago. A long time passion project for star Ryan Reynolds, the post-modern, R-rated, fourth-wall-…

While “Thor: Ragnarok” looks to be another Marvel Cinematic Universe home-run, the company continues to have mixed successes on the TV front. “Agents Of SHIELD” is apparently still on the air, and the Marvel Netflix series continue to stack up, but the…

It’s going to be an interesting awards season for a number of reasons, and one of them is the question of whether Netflix will be able to properly crack the Oscars this year. It’s no secret that the streaming giant have hoping to make an awards splash …

It’s not like they’ve ever actually gone away from pop culture — there’s still countless procedurals littering the network airwaves — but serial killers are once more grabbing the imagination thanks to David Fincher’s gripping “Mindhunter,” a show that…

Another year, another BFI London Film Festival — fifteen years since the first one I attended as a sixteen-year-old, and my ninth year of covering as press for The Playlist. And I think I may have finally cracked it. It can be hard to cover a film fest…

It’s been an incredibly exciting half-decade or so in terms of the emergence of new horror directors. It seems barely a month or two goes by without some immensely talented filmmaker emerging from the genre and making a name for themselves. Some, like …

It’s rare to be truly surprised by a movie. Even at a film festival (especially one like the LFF, which mostly screens movies that have picked up buzz elsewhere), you’re often playing catch-up, and even when you find something that no one else ha…