TAKE SHELTER director Jeff Nichols goes the full STARMAN in his US Indie take on 1980s children’s adventure films.
SON OF SAUL doesn’t just show the Holocaust – it dumps you in it, writes David Perilli
Claudio Zulian splashes on the light and architecture in this historical slice of Barcelona in the 18th century.
Dare your subconscious to concoct some homebrew version of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and ÊTRE ET AVOIR and you might ferment something like CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT.
He may be a cynic, but Juan Schnitman reminds us why we can’t stop listening to that couple losing it in public.
If you take Western European views on homosexuality for granted, you should watch CALL ME KUCHU. David Perilli interviews creators Katy and Malika, and activist Naome Ruzindana.
Closing with the braying of a burro, DONKEYS suggests that people are as stubborn as, well, donkeys. Or at least as stubborn as a small Mexican orphan, writes David Perilli.
Filmed in three prisons in South Africa, Wales and Canada, STRINGCAESAR slams up Roman politics with a bunch of cons. A curate’s egg for David Perilli, who attended the Raindance screening.
For an ideas-ejaculation THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH comes magnificently sheathed, writes David Perilli of Raoul Martinez and Joshua van Praag’s documentary at the Raindance Film Festival.
Director Deeyah gives the memory of Banaz Mahmod – a British-Kurdish woman who was murdered by her family in 2006 – the time it deserves in this harrowing film, writes David Perilli at Raindance Film Festival.