As part of this year’s Watersprite, two students were given the opportunity to present short film scripts to industry specialist Jamie Wolpert, Development Executive at BFI.
Sorrentino’s corrupt, shameless Rome establishes a chokehold of gratuitous hedonism which it refuses to release for the film’s duration.
Oppenheimer’s “extraordinary, lucid” documentary challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to cinematically reenact their mass-killings. (UK release 28 June)
Slick, dark and compelling, the latest offering from Lee Daniels is an intricate mess of romance and criminality, bringing with it graphic murders, intense arguments and brutal sexual encounters.
Hitchcock was a relentless explorer of human limitations – those of his characters, as well as those of his audience. Emma Wilkinson looks at themes of entrapment and suppression in his greatest films.
Emma Wilkinson finds Patricio Guzman’s new documentary, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT, weaves the celestial with human struggle to great effect
Aleksandr Sokurov’s ambitious reworking of FAUST is timeless, spectacular, and sometimes surreal – but tends to skirt around Goethe’s more esoteric sensibilities. Emma Wilkinson reviews.