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Suzi Q

Liam Firmager
2019

Eoghan Lyng - 15-10-2019

Rockumentary celebrates an often-overlooked avant-garde artist, who excelled in pure rock'n roll audacity nearly five decades ago and still continues to do so - in cinemas now [Read More...]

White Snake (Baishe: Yuanqi)

Amp Wong, Ji Zhao
2019

Jeremy Clarke - 13-10-2019

A young man falls in love with a demon resembling alternately a woman and a giant snake, in this Chinese animated feature – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Richard Lowenstein
2019

Michael McClure - 12-10-2019

The handsome and energetic rock star led a tragic life, complete with drug abuse, dysfunctional relationships and a major accident - documentary is in cinemas Friday, October 18th [Read More...]

Adoration

Fabrice du Welz
2019

- 11-10-2019

Boy meets girl. Alas, girl is in a psychiatric hospital convinced that the world is out to get her... in this filthy genius Belgian movie – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Wet Season

Anthony Chen
2019

Jeremy Clarke - 11-10-2019

A Singaporean schoolboy becomes obsessed with his Mandarin language teacher – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Meeting Gorbachev

Werner Herzog, Andre Singer
2019

Victor Fraga - 10-10-2019

The 88-year-old former politician and last leader of the Soviet Union opens up his heart and shares his achievements, tragedies and pains with the German director Werner Herzog - from the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

Fire Will Come (O Que Arde)

Oliver Laxe
2019

Victor Fraga - 08-10-2019

Spanish film about pyromaniac released from jail offers a fascinating view into peasant life in the region of Galicia, as well as a breathtaking immersion into the power of fire - from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Chained for Life

Aaron Schimberg
2019

Eoghan Lyng - 08-10-2019

Is this the real life Beauty and the Beast? Exquisite, idiosyncratic pop feature starring Jess Weixler and Adam Pearson finds profound beauty in facial disfigurement - from the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

The Irishman

Martin Scorsese
2019

Daniel Luis Ennab - 08-10-2019

De Niro, and Pesci are back in an epic countering on the reminiscence of vintage Scorsese and with an unexpectedly sombre vision of sin - from the New York Film Festival and the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Gemini Man

Ang Lee
2019

Jeremy Clarke - 08-10-2019

Send in the clone! Old Will Smith is hunted by young Will Smith in a movie filmed with groundbreaking cinema technology - in cinemas from Friday, October 11th [Read More...]

House Of Hummingbird (Beol-Sae)

Kim Bora
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 08-10-2019

A teenage girl in Seoul, Korea, 1994, comes to terms with life on a number of levels - personal, family, social, political  – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

Etienne Charles’s docushorts

Etienne Charles
2019

Eoghan Lyng - 07-10-2019

Take a journey through the sensual world of Creole, in this short yet fascinating retrospective of jazz professor Etienne Charles - from the Native Spirit Festival [Read More...]

Uncut Gems

Joshua and Benjamin Safdie
2019

Daniel Luis Ennab - 06-10-2019

The latest film by the Safdie brothers is both energetic and skilfully craft, with a highly nuanced Adam Sandler as the charming anti-hero - from the New York Film Festival [Read More...]

K’Na Dreamweaver

Ida Anita Del Mundo
2016

Eoghan Lyng - 04-10-2019

A young princess of the T'boli indigenous group of the Philippines discovers that she has been chosen by the gods as her village's dreamweaver - from the Native Spirit Festival [Read More...]

After the Wedding

Bart Freundlich
2019

Daniel Luis Ennab - 04-10-2019

Remake of Danish movie starring Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams attempts to tell a complex and multibranched story, but the intriguing layers are never fully fleshed - in cinemas Friday, November 1st [Read More...]

Filmfarsi

Ehsan Khoshbakht
2019

Redmond Bacon - 04-10-2019

Deep-dive into pre-revolutionary Iranian cinema, a world awash with sex and violence, in this doc revealing a new side to the misunderstood nation - from the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
2019

Lucas Pistilli - 03-10-2019

Twainesque road movie has enough charisma and confidence to rise above to rise above the average fare of American indies, starring Shia LaBeouf and Zack Gottsagen - from the BFI London Film Festival and then in cinemas on Friday, October 18th [Read More...]

To The Ends Of The Earth (Tabi No Owari Sekai No Hajimari)

Kiyoshi Kurosawa
2019

Jeremy Clarke - 03-10-2019

As a Japanese TV journalist works with a Japanese camera crew in Uzbekistan, she meditates on her life and career - from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]


Other Reviews

Secretaries – A Life for Cinema (Segretarie – Una Vita per il Cinema)
Six personal assistants tell what was like to work in film when Italian movies won one award after another, presenting a history soon to be lost to memory - from the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

Paper Boats
A family of children leave their home to spend time with their agrarian Grandfather in this charming tale from Mexican director Yago Muñoz - from the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

Joker
Put on a happy face. Batman spinoff is a remarkable origin story / character study of one of that franchise's great villains, starring Joaquin Phoenix - in cinemas from Friday, October 4th [Read More...]

The Prince’s Voyage (Le Voyage Du Prince)
Different simian races, a captive foreign prince in a Victorian-styled city and a mysterious, jungle beyond make up this animated slice of French fantastique – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

I Lost My Body (J’ai Perdu Mon Corps)
A severed hand searches for its body while a boy searches for the girl who he only knows from the sound of her voice in this French animated feature – from the BFI London Film Festival [Read More...]

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