Riding on the cheers from its success at Sundance, FIRST COW floats its way into the competition at the 70th Berlinale with a charming story about the entrepreneurial adventures of two friends and a cow. Elle Haywood reviews.
WILDLAND is a slow but compelling film that dissects the complexities between family loyalty and the faux-tender inevitabilities the still familial criminal world. Elle Haywood reviews.
Quaint and charming, MY SALINGER YEAR (directed by Philippe Falardeau) is a fitting and enjoyable opening to the 70th Berlinale. Set in New York in 1995, the story takes us through Joanna’s (Margaret Qualley) time at a literary agency after fleeing her academic pursuits at Berkeley. With an air of innocence and ambition, Joanna winds … Continue reading My Salinger Year
While some fear the acclaim is overhyped, PARASITE will leave you desperate to speak with others about an exceptional cinematic experience. Elle Haywood reviews.
MUSE: Luca (Geza Rohrig) is considered to be one of the greatest artists of his generation. At the peak of his career, he is lauded, feted and collected by all. However, the side effects of his newfound fortune and fame have left him agoraphobic, crippled by depression and battling with his demons on a daily … Continue reading Muse Interview: Candida Brady and Titus Oglivy
The title of THE TWO POPES alone sounds makes it sound like a religious film that will pack a punch of witty jokes. What the film circulates and builds upon is the cult of personality that surrounds the role of Pope and the papacy as a whole. Elle Haywood reviews.
After having received acclaim at the Toronto and London Film Festival, HOPE GAP comes to the Cambridge Film Festival, and with it Director and Screenwriter William Nicholson. Elle Haywood speaks to him ahead of the CFF screenings.
The way that Herzog can scope out the narrative of an interview is quite something to behold, with a firm grasp on his line of questioning. Elle Haywood reviews MEETING GORBACHEV.
In Levan Akin’s third feature, AND THEN WE DANCED, comes a tale of innate bravery, masterful performances, and a promising story of youthful ambition and the hurdles that must be overcome to attain glory for a young gay dancer in a conservative country. In a studio in Georgia, professional dancer Merab (Levan Gelbakhani) recites a … Continue reading And Then We Danced
NON-FICTION is a witty, insightful and intelligent film that delves into the lives of those immersed in the publishing industry as it battles for relevance and importance in the modern age. Elle Haywood reviews.