LE HAVRE oozes with charm and wit, with a very offbeat take on a serious contemporary theme, according to Mike Levy.
Two schoolmates defy an oppressive political regime to bring candy back to the people in Takayiki Hamana’s CHOCOLATE UNDERGROUND.
Seven shorts tied up this year’s film festival in Norwich, from BAFTA winner A MORNING STROLL to a graduation film from the University of Wales. Rosy Hunt reviews.
Grand Illusion Cinema proudly celebrates its anniversary with a rare screening of Joe Dante and Jon Davison’s THE MOVIE ORGY.
Very few films begin by telling the audience the ending in such a blatant manner as ‘In the end, Emilia dies and Julio does not die’. But in a film like this, obviously that fact is less important than the route it will take to get there – and soon one wonders if that is … Continue reading Bonsai
Ed Frost is generally impressed with Aardman’s tongue-twisting latest, THE PIRATES! IN AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS, featuring Hugh Grant as a hopeless pirate
Time: how we use it and play with it… what we choose to do with it. Eve Stebbing reviews the second short film programme at Norwich Film Festival 2012.
“Much a like a great mix tape, where each song sounds like a classic.” Mike Boyd reviews the opening night of Norwich Film Festival 2012.
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.
It’s a brave man who would dare try to breathe new life in to this most flogged of horses. But who better to take on the challenge than someone who grew up with the genre and knows it inside out? Gavin Midgley reviews Dexter Fletcher’s contemplative crime thriller WILD BILL.