Corneliu Porumboiu’s THE WHISTLERS introduces us to the real-life whistling language El Silbo spoken by the film’s characters as betrayal and romance play out against the grand vistas of the Canary Islands.
With COLOR OUT OF SPACE Richard Stanley delivers his first feature film for over two decades, and successfully transfers the inscrutable prose of H.P. Lovecraft’s short story to screen.
Takashi Miike’s latest film retains his eclectic mix of genre, with dark humour, ultraviolence and romance to create a bizarre yet thrilling exploration of love amidst the chaos of gang warfare. Nancy Epton reviews.
Thoughtful violence is created in both DRIVE and YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE through each director’s meticulous attention to detail through music, visual symbolism and tight editing. Nancy Epton on the approach of Lynne Ramsay and Nicolas Winding Refn.