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Cinema is all around us. We grow up watching movies, we learn from them, we share them. At Trinity Film Review, we know what makes a movie great and what makes a movie not-so-great. We want to hear you tell us why.

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Latest Reviews

Aftersun

Review by Nina Alberti While most of its audience will likely be lured to the cinema by the prospect of seeing Paul Mescal’s butt, Aftersun (Charlotte Wells, 2022) has so much more to offer than just its exquisite cast. The Scottish director’s debut feature is a sun drenched coming-of-age story, as well as an intimateContinue reading “Aftersun”

How To Tell A Secret

Review by Ellen Rafferty There is an outstanding collection of films that integrate and dissect the theme of HIV on screen. The most successful of these films rise to the top because of their ability to capture a perspective that has been previously unexplored. For example, Dallas Buyers Club (Jean-Marc Vallee, 2013) looks at HIVContinue reading “How To Tell A Secret”

Bones and All

Review by Eve Smith I’m in a constant state of fear when I eat alone. It’s not the fact of being solitary, but there’s something desperately vulnerable about being walked in on in such a primal state. All pretence goes out the window; you have no choice but to eat.  We’re introduced to the worldContinue reading “Bones and All”

The Menu

Review by James Mahon The Menu ( Mark Mylod, 2022), is a new addition to the canon of dark comedy movies taking aim at the pretension and egotism of the cultural and economic elite in our societies. The premise though, of using food as a means of underlining this, ensures that it possesses a somewhatContinue reading “The Menu”

Barbarian

Review by Sarah Murnane Barbarian (Zach Cregger, 2022) is the latest film in the yearly round of horror movies to come out around Halloween. Unfortunately as opposed to some other great horror flicks this season, Barbarian is fairly standard. The film stars Georgina Campbell and Bill Skarsgård, who meet when both are double booked forContinue reading “Barbarian”

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