After a solid and convincing main body, ETHER might have benefited from a little more subtlety at its conclusion. Serena Scateni reviews at Rome Film Festival.
Although Joel Edgerton’s BOY ERASED may succeed in its obvious intents, it sadly lacks the necessary power to shine. Serena Scateni reviews from Rome Film Festival.
UNDER THE WIRE serves as a great memento that both quality journalism and humanism are not nice things to have, but powerful necessities. Victoria Becker reviews at Cologne Film Festival.
The confining space of a cinema is the perfect place to watch THE GUILTY, the venue’s own restrictions aptly mirroring that felt by the characters. Francesca Woulfe reviews.
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival’s November 8th program deals with mind games, toying with – and being teased by – our adversaries, and amusing ourselves. Jim Ross reviews.
Luka Vukos previews the closing night of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival – “this final set of films is another great bunch and their precise arrangement is likewise thoughtful.”
Jim Ross interviews Charlotte Wells, director of BLUE CHRISTMAS and two other award-winning shorts, about the film – nominated for Best Scottish Short at Edinburgh Short Film Festival – and her work.
Although a lively mishmash of racial issues, politics, music gatherings, and espionage vibes, BLACK IS BELTZA cares more about adding iconic names of the 60s than delivering a coherent narrative. Serena Scateni reviews at Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.
We spoke to Trine Villemann and Malcolm Brabant about their terrifying autobiographical documentary.
Cantet’s compassion for his young characters is never far from the surface – hard though they may be to stomach for some of the time.