Although divisive, if drawn in by the construction and cast CAFÉ DE FLORE will reward you with a wonderfully involving tale, says Jim Ross
Glenn Close passion project ALBERT NOBBS is an honest attempt at a touching tale, but it is badly let down by clumsy storytelling, says Jim Ross
MARLEY combines a number of strands to make an excellent biography for those with either extensive or restricted knowledge of the man, says Jim Ross.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s police procedural story is a beautifully composed film, featuring some great filmmaking. It may be a hard film to love, though, says Jim Ross.
A look at the accusations of box-office smash THE HUNGER GAMES being derivative. Whilst it has other small problems, they don’t matter and the end result is a decent film standing on the shoulders of giants, says Jim Ross
Take One’s writers decide upon the best Feature, Documentary, Short and (non-Cambridge) Festival from their experiences on the festival circuit in calendar year 2011.
MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE is a great, if deliberately confusing, debut from Sean Durkin with an excellent performance by Elizabeth Olsen. Jim Ross reviews.
Alexander Payne’s THE DESCENDANTS arrived in the UK on a wave of awards nominations. Despite it being a pleasant film, Jim Ross isn’t sure it’s fully merited.
Do the Oscars really reflect cinematic quality and the year’s best, or are they a marketing tool of diminishing relevance? Jim Ross discusses the pursuit of the most coveted award in cinema.
Jim Ross discusses why David Cameron is wrong to suggest applying free-market economics to UK film and target funding at potential commercial successes in a recent speech.