Martin Scorsese’s art school short offers more than gore – it’s a Pandora’s box of blackly comic political satire. Hannah Clarkson reviews.
Heart warming and harrowing, mystical and raw, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD is an idiosyncratic masterpiece, quietly enchanting and brutally frank in equal measure, says Hannah Clarkson.
A stunning opening leads to a moving film full of suspense, surprises and shocking truths which touch to the core. The annual SURPRISE FILM screens on Sunday 23rd at 5pm. Hannah Clarkson reviews.
The World According to Garp author John Irving is the subject of Andre Schafer’s film. A rare and delightful opportunity to enter a creative mind at work, writes Hannah Clarkson.
Slick, polemical and beautifully rendered, FLYING BLIND is reminiscent of the best of BBC crime drama, but with a painterly mise-en-scène, writes Hannah Clarkson.
BLACK BREAD (PA NEGRE) begins as it is to continue: in violence, turmoil and the loss of life. Hannah Clarkson reviews Agustí Villaronga’s gripping Catalonian tale, which screens again on Saturday 22nd.
The audience begins to share in the sense of guilt which hangs heavy in the sea air in Asghar Farhadi’s ABOUT ELLY – a meditation on friendship, complicity and the very nature of truth itself, writes Hannah Clarkson.