A note-perfect cinematic experience for lovers of body horror, or even those that want to try a completely original piece of cinema. Ben Woodard reviews DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS at Cannes 2019.
French black comedy DEERSKIN (LE DAIM), screened as part of the Director’s Fortnight selection at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
Last Saturday, notorious director Gaspar Noé premiered his latest film, the medium-length LUX ÆTERNA. The film is a piece that reveals a new side to his craft, writes Yemi Chabi.
THE LIGHTHOUSE is a clear demonstration of Eggers’ directorial skill and of the acting ability of Pattinson and Dafoe. Joe McLauchlan reviews from Cannes 2019.
Two years after his controversial OKJA, Korean director Bong Joon Ho is back to the Cannes Film Festival competition section with PARASITE (GISAENGCHUNG), a film consisting of laughter, suspense, tears and introspection. When asked to describe his latest piece, the director said “this film is a comedy without clowns, a tragedy without villains”. He could … Continue reading Parasite
FRANKIE is aesthetically gorgeous, but let down by an underwhelming narrative and bland execution. There’s a story to be told here, but Ira Sachs seems reluctant to tell it. Joe McLauchlan reviews at Cannes 2019.
Céline Sciamma draws on a rich set of literary and visual intertexts for PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE to create a gripping love story. Tina Kendall reviews at Cannes 2019.
Chris Dobson reviews ÁGA, which is screening across Scotland as part of Luminate Festival 2019.
An exquisite and cohesive directorial debut from Vietnamese filmmaker Ash Mayfair, who presents a calibrated commentary on female unfulfillment in THE THIRD WIFE.
You will be sure to hear fits of laughter scattered throughout a film which flows, twists and turns into what will forever be a fan favourite and hopefully, a genre-redefining release. Francesca Woulfe reviews BOOKSMART.