Anna Whealing reviews a program of particular importance – a showcase of films by female filmmakers or featuring strong female leads – at FANS Youth Film Festival.
April McIntyre reviews Panos Cosmatos’ heavy-metal, plaid-wearing, LSD-fuelled revenge thriller MANDY.
OUTLAW KING is an engaging and well made epic, but – for better or worse – is not redolent with the romanticism that allows historical epics to break out from their niche. Jim Ross reviews.
Havana Glasgow Film Festival’s short film program ‘Woman in Film’ revitalised Anna Whealing’s appreciation for film, women, Cuba, and the Spanish language.
The small moments of intimacy alone make SATURDAY CHURCH a worthwhile watch. Murray Ferguson reviews at Discovery Film Festival.
ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE gives the zombie film a surprisingly efficient twist with enormous fun. Murray Ferguson reviews at Discovery Film Festival.
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.