We spoke to filmmaker Daisy Aitkens about her CFF Short Fusion contribution 96 WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU.
5 BROKEN CAMERAS is an extremely powerful documentary charting life in the village of Bil’in on the West Bank. Toby Miller got the opportunity to speak to co-director Guy Davidi for an in-depth interview on the making of the film.
Generational and class divisions are the terrain upon which Zvyangintsev constructs his vision of ‘the cruel laws of reality’.
Despite the warmth generated by the leads, UNTOUCHABLE is an asinine and cloying film full of cliches and irritating stereotypes, writes Jim Ross.
Hannah Clarkson and Steve Williams offer opposing views on Rosi’s ILLUSTRIOUS CORPSES. Is the truth always revolutionary? There’s only one way to find out! Read on, and then let us know what you think.
Jim Ross speaks to Mat Whitecross, director of SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL, about his new film ASHES – the difficulties of making of the film, the performances of the cast, and Whitecross’ career to date.
A rare screening of Curt McDowell’s THUNDERCRACK! was one of the unsung highlights of CFF2012. Melodramatic, naturally sexy and wonderfully absurd, this B-movie pastiche is Rocky Horror in extremis, writes Rosy Hunt.
Although it takes a while to find its feet, Mat Whitecross’ ASHES is a twisting and illusionary drama that executes a strong vision engagingly well, writes Jim Ross
LIBERAL ARTS is a gentle mix of romance, drama and comedy resistant to the formulaic mess it could so easily have collapsed into, writes Jim Ross at the Cambridge Film Festival.
LOOPER is an intelligent neo-noir science fiction, with some striking images and more emotional resonance than the likes of INCEPTION. Jim Ross reviews the CFF2012 Surprise Film.