On August 12th it will have been nineteen years since the Kursk submarine disaster, a naval accident that claimed the lives of all 118 people aboard the Russian submarine Kursk. Thomas Vinterberg’s newest film KURSK: THE LAST MISSION tries to tell the story of those aboard the vessel as well as the stories of their … Continue reading Kursk: The Last Mission
Jim Cummings bitingly funny and profoundly sad debut, THUNDER ROAD, has finally come to UK cinemas after its premiere at the 2018 SXSW festival. Ben Woodard reviews.
VIF-ARGENT is about the connection of two lost souls, and despite the inevitability that they will be together, their acceptance of each other in a relationship is built on a past love.
A note-perfect cinematic experience for lovers of body horror, or even those that want to try a completely original piece of cinema. Ben Woodard reviews DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS at Cannes 2019.
When the screen fades to black you won’t know whether to laugh, cry, or both, writes Ben Woodard.
Fear of loneliness, fear of the inescapability of time… Ben Woodard reviews Bergman’s WILD STRAWBERRIES.
We spoke to Trine Villemann and Malcolm Brabant about their terrifying autobiographical documentary.
NANCY is a thrilling film with brilliant performances. Just don’t expect all your questions to be answered, writes Ben Woodard.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s newest film, MANBIKI KAZOKU (SHOPLIFTERS), is his and most real film to date. Taking the Palme d’Or at the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival, it is a touching story about poverty, family, and new beginnings. Though each character demonstrates a clear disregard for the law and lives by their own rules, they show … Continue reading Manbiki Kazoku (Shoplifters)
The audience feels both a spectator and participant of her life, merely flittering place to place, passengers in her voyage towards the ‘American Dream’.