Ben Nicholson

Ben Nicholson

UK-based film critic.

Editor of CineVue and penner of words on cinema for various publications including Sight & Sound, BFI, Dazed & The Skinny.

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Robot and frank article

Robot & Frank review

...Build around a thoroughly enjoyable and affecting turn from Langella as the forgetful Frank, the film is at first glance a moving caper with a neat twist. Accomplished support is provided by Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, and Sarsgaard’s impassive tones, and the film flies by with comedy punctuating a thoughtful blooming friendship...

Bullhead article

Bullhead review

...A phenomenal performance from Schoenaerts, who reputedly put on around 30kg of weight for the role, makes Bullhead essential viewing on its own. Regrettably, what might have been a truly masterful character study of this Minotaur with masculinity issues is hampered by convoluted plotting and extraneous characters...