OUT OF BLUE ends up a little bit lost in the cosmos, and an audience left in a disappointing and gaping black hole. Francesca Woulfe reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
GLORIA BELL focuses not on the spectacular or the extraordinary but on the simple beauty of the mundane. The film might not blow you away, but it will certainly make you smile. Chris Dobson reviews the Surprise Film at Glasgow Film Festival 2019.
BORDER, directed by Ali Abbasi, is a peculiar watch which mixes genres and subverts audience expectations. Francesa Woulfe reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
ALONE AT MY WEDDING is a highly sympathetic film, the audience can easily put themselves in the lead character’s shoes. Anna Whealing reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
COMPLICITY draws on the themes of Chikaura’s previous work but becomes a much richer tale of hope, shared cultural and human connection. Anna Whealing reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
ARE YOU PROUD? includes poignant interviews with key figures, archival footage, photography and key facts in detailing the Pride movement. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at Glasgow Film Festival 2019.
GIRLS OF THE SUN is impeccably shot and the actresses cannot be faulted, but it has a mission to tell an important story and often falls victim to the allure of classic mainstream cinema. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY never quite settles into a real comedic stride, but there are enough touching themes about the impact of thwarted dreams, having conviction in your own sense of self, and sparks of wit to endear the audience to the story. Jim Ross reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
THE LEGEND OF THE STARDUST BROTHERS ticks all the boxes. Serena Scateni reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
SONG OF THE TREE moves along at an engaging pace, with some earworms in the soundtrack, and a real cinematic sensibility to the dramatic segments. Jim Ross reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.