Was this journey really necessary? Andrew Nickolds helps you decide.
BECOMING CARY GRANT simultaneously offers too much and not enough information in what becomes a muddled piece of work, writes Andrew Nickolds.
A LA RONDE-style depiction of modern German life, with all three elements of its title well represented.
A stiff Belgian monarch takes an unexpected road trip across Europe in this poker-faced mockumentary.
The story is a gift and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris pick it up and run all the way with it, writes Andrew Nickolds.
Appropriately for a sombre story set after the First World War and adapted from Ernst Lubitsch’s 1932 melodrama BROKEN LULLABY, Francois Ozon shoots most of FRANTZ in a glowing monochrome, except for the plentiful moments of high emotion, when the film blossoms into colour (rather like Gary Ross’s 1998 film PLEASANTVILLE, where colour represents sexual … Continue reading Frantz
CERTAIN WOMEN moves at its own deliberate pace, allowing the performances to blossom amid the unforgiving Badlands, writes Andrew Nickolds.
VICEROY’S HOUSE keeps the seismic events of 1947 India in the background as they unfold, while bringing the human drama to the fore.
A tightly-plotted and well-executed thriller set in the snowy wastes and desolate pine forests of British Columbia.
A strong cast runs aground in a soggy, lighthouse-bound melodrama set after the First World War.