MARY SHELLEY is a clumsy attempt to tell the story of a fascinating woman and literary pioneer. Jim Ross reviews at Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Jim Ross reviews CALIBRE, an excellent new thriller, which had a premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival and is now available on Netflix
Although beautiful, Terrence Malick’s ethereal and dreamlike approach to storytelling may finally be wearing a little thin, gripes Jim Ross at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
A QUIET HEART weaves an engaging personal tale into a landscape of religious tension, writes Jim Ross from Edinburgh Film Festival.
A film that presses on raw nerve endings, Jim Ross reviews the story of a man coming to terms with childhood abuse, boasting perhaps Orlando Bloom’s paramount performance.
By placing her faith in her own direction and characters, and not plot histrionics, Katherine Dieckmann’s intensely personal story feels all the more universal, writes Jim Ross at Edinburgh Film Festival.
SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA, driven by excellent visual and acting work, delivers on most of the themes in a beautiful and heartbreaking script. Jim Ross reviews at Edinburgh International Film Festival.
This empty lacking. This quirky cutesy. This sugary syrupy. This irksome irritating. Jim Ross reviews THIS BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
GLORY (SLAVA) is an effective drama, using its characters to draw us into a bleak film infused with satire and dark humour. Jim Ross reviews from Edinburgh International Film Festival
The portrayal of sinister Scottish hicks in THE DARK MILE is, Jim Ross would like to think, mostly absurd to anyone north of the Watford Gap…