Part political thriller, part epic love story, Nikolaj Arcel’s A ROYAL AFFAIR is a refreshingly tender period piece, says Ed Frost.
“What could have been an abstract WALL STREET for the new generation becomes a thick, concrete jungle of good ideas, in which the audience simply get lost and want to go home.” Mike Boyd reviews COSMOPOLIS
Eschewing the conventional, Nicolas Roeg’s stylish adaptation of Walter Tevis’ sci-fi novel is a rewarding experience, tempered only by occasional overindulgence. Gavin Midgley reviews.
There’s no hugging or learning going on in Yeun Sang-Ho’s THE KING OF PIGS, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Paul Jon Milne reviews.
Jim Ross looks at Alex Barrett’s debut feature, LIFE JUST IS, which is screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this week.
Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani throw down domestically in Andrzej Zulawski’s POSSESSION, a trip and a half to crazy town with no return ticket. Ann Linden reviews.
The Dial House Social Club circa 1964, filtered through the eyes of some continental outsiders – a collection of BFI boozer shorts – David Perilli reviews a compilation of British pub themed docs.
A Tunisian court recently fined the owner of a private TV station for broadcasting the award-winning PERSEPOLIS, which tells the story of a girl growing up in Iran. Martin McGuigan reviews.
Flying dildos crushed Garry Kasparov’s political credibility. They also expose weaknesses in PUTIN’S KISS, a soul-sapping documentary about the Russian youth movement Nashi.
“A standard Hammer Horror vehicle with a few fresh twists which distinguish it from the DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN sequels”. Gavin Midgley reviews THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES, the latest in the “Made In Britain” season.