Jim Ross reviews Miranda July’s second feature film, THE FUTURE, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and is now showing at Picturehouses nationwide
Jim Ross reviews Andrea Arnold’s take on the classic tale of WUTHERING HEIGHTS, based on the Emily Brontë novel
Jim Ross reviews NOTRE ÉTRANGÈRE, an excellent but heartbreaking film screening at the Cambridge African Film Festival on Monday November 7th
Jim Ross takes a look at Andrew Rossi’s journalism documentary PAGE ONE, following the employees of The New York Times.
Jim Ross reviews Billy Wilder’s eerily resonant tale of journalistic corruption.
Jim Ross reviews the classic ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN, one of the revivals at the 31st Cambridge Film Festival
Documentary films in a theatrical environment can be dull and lacking in cinematic verve. Nobody should be concerned about THE BENGALI DETECTIVE, a touching but humorous look into the life of Rajesh – a private detective in Kolkata.
At the UK premiere of TYRANNOSAUR, David Perilli hosted a Q&A with director Paddy Considine. We have the video and reviews here.
Continuing with the HOLD THE FRONT PAGE series of films, the Cambridge Film Festival brings us SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. A cautionary tale, we follow the Machiavellian machinations of one Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis), a press agent with a problem. He needs pieces for his clients in the widely syndicated column of J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster), but he’s been shut out.
Jim Ross reviews Christoph Hochhäusler’s THE CITY BELOW (UNTER DIR DIE STADT), an interesting film with some fine acting performances that falls slightly short due to its muddled approach to a serious but confused script.