EARTHRISE offers a sobering reminder of just how small we are – and a blissful portrayal of just how far we’ve come.
PAUSE is most certainly deserving of the awards it has won, and perhaps others, for its impeccable representation of a story that we as an audience often assume and take for granted.
The SHORTS TO FEAR collection is compiled of four works, each with their own style, and all more twisted and unsettling than the last.
Frank Borzage won the inaugural Academy Award for Best Director in 1927 for 7TH HEAVEN and it’s not hard to see why. A full-blooded romantic melodrama, it gave the ripest of plum parts to Janet Gaynor.
BLACK NARCISSUS creeps along beside you until you realise something’s not quite right before, sometimes comically, leading you into an unnerving horror-verse, which slowly builds with the ringing bells and the beating of the village drums.
Not once does THE LIGHTHOUSE feel stale, complete with fart jokes, seagull attacks and some hilarious drunken moments. April McIntyre reviews.
COUNTY LINES is a rare opportunity to see a work of unfiltered experience taken from years of work on the front lines of social care.
This dynamic crime story, full of brilliant cinematic effects, benefits from a beguiling performance from Jenny Jugo as the ‘Carmen of St Pauli’.
The ZERO IMPUNITY movement looks to turn indignation into a weapon: “an engine of change” to challenge wartime sexual violence.
With its impressive visuals and inventive approach to documentary storytelling, there is certainly enough substance in ALL THAT PERISHES AT THE EDGE OF LAND to keep it floating, but more time really needed to be spent exploring the key themes in order to mark it truly seaworthy. Ben Johnston reviews.