Attendance at British cinemas in 2020 was 75 per cent down on the 176m admissions in 2019. Among those unable to attend due to the pandemic were film critics. Four of the UK’s leading film critics reveal to XCityPlus the home cinema set-up that’s got them through lockdown and what they miss about the silver screen.
In recent times, it feels like journalism has taken a beating. With allegations of fake news and misinformation constantly swirling around the journalistic landscape (often aided by the toxic environment of social media), it’s sometimes easy to forget what sits at the heart of journalism: reporting in the public interest.