HIGH LIFE is a story so simple it loops back to the profound and so focused it collapses through the event horizon to feel universal. Jim Ross reviews Claire Denis’s remarkable English-language debut.
It might not shine as brightly as MOONLIGHT, but IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK is a wonderful romance that evokes a sense of time and place whilst it reaches out to modern audiences. Jim Ross reviews.
ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS is a wonderful film that generates a poetic pathos that stirs our empathy and sympathy. Jim Ross reviews.
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter explains the story behind her documentary A WOMAN CAPTURED, which screened at the Cambridge Film Festival this year.
A deeply emotive, harrowing documentary about one woman’s life as a servant and slave that will completely open your eyes to the reality of current-day slavery in Europe.
In 1959 a young man by the name of Erik Jensen boarded an ocean liner bound for Sarawak on the tropical Island of Borneo. Little did he know he would spend the next seven years living and working with the indigenous Iban people, researching their language and culture. Simultaneously, the traditional way of life for … Continue reading Erik and the Iban
Ably supported by his principal cast, former Jehovah’s Witness Daniel Kokotajlo crafts a tragic and engrossing narrative in APOSTASY. Jim Ross reviews.
LEAVE NO TRACE is a film of delicately balanced contrasts – understated yet emotive; contrasting yet coherent; personal yet topical. Jim Ross reviews.
Jim Ross reviews CALIBRE, an excellent new thriller, which had a premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival and is now available on Netflix
This year the London Korean Film Festival is luring us with an M&M trail of teaser screenings, most recently Won Shin-yun’s MEMOIR OF A MURDERER (2017).