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Along With The Gods: The Last 49 Days (Singwa hamkke: Ingwa yeon)

Kim Yong-hwa
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 16-08-2018

Ye gods and little fishes! A dead soldier enters the afterlife where his suitability for reincarnation get evaluated, while godly envoys are sent to Earth on a bizarre mission – from the London East Asia Film Festival, and also in selected cinemas from Thursday, August 16th [Read More...]

The Last Witness

Piotr Szkopiak
2018

Fiona Whitelaw - 15-08-2018

Young journalist uncovers dirty war secret involving the slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers, in UK-Poland co-production perhaps best suited for primetime television - in cinemas Friday, August 17th [Read More...]

Distant Constellation

Shevaun Mizrahi
2018

Victor Fraga - 14-08-2018

Because we're all made of stars! Turkish doc about residents of a retirement home has tasteful dreamy touch, and is a fitting tribute to those in their twilight years - in cinemas Friday, August 17th [Read More...]

The Guardians (Les Gardiennes)

Xavier Beauvois
2018

Victor Fraga - 12-08-2018

Compelling French drama investigates the role of women safeguarding the family and the home during WW1, as well as the tough and "unjust" decisions that they have to make - in cinemas Friday, August 17th [Read More...]

Bad Samaritan

Dean Devlin
2018

Redmond Bacon - 12-08-2018

American horror-thriller starring David Tennant about a well-intentioned criminal faced with a very unusual situation moves in more ways than one, a little bit like in a chess game - in cinemas Friday, August 24th [Read More...]

Under the Tree (Undir trénu)

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson
2018

Fedor Tot - 08-08-2018

The seeds of mistrust have been sown! Icelandic comedy about neighbours feuding over tree that blocks the sun has brilliant moments of black humour, but doesn't gel together as a whole - in cinemas Friday, August 10th [Read More...]

The Heiresses (Las Herederas)

Marcelo Martinessi
2018

Victor Fraga - 07-08-2018

Shy and reserved middle-aged Lesbian has to face a classist society after her partner is imprisoned and financial difficulties arise, in Paraguayan director's impressive first feature - in cinemas Friday, August 10th [Read More...]

Dog Days

Ken Marino
2018

Victor Fraga - 07-08-2018

Unabashedly glee and optimistic film about man's best friend is also dogged with clichés and empty platitudes - in cinemas Friday, August 10th [Read More...]

The Eyes Of Orson Welles

Mark Cousins
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 03-08-2018

Pawn, Knight, King, Jester. A spoken letter to the great director in which Welles’ own, hitherto unseen drawings and paintings provide a radical new entry point into his life and art - previews with director Q&A from Sunday August 12th, in cinemas Friday, August 17th [Read More...]

Hearts Beat Loud

Brett Haley
2018

Victor Fraga - 03-08-2018

American indie about father and daughter who bond through music has its heart in the right place, but it's also a little drab and syrupy - in cinemas Friday, August 3rd [Read More...]

Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special

Steve Binder
2018

Victor Fraga - 02-08-2018

Seminal television show that catapulted Elvis Presley back to the top of the music showbiz world celebrates 50 anniversary by returning to cinemas for one night only with special commentary by the film director and Priscilla - on Thursday, August 16th. [Read More...]

Heathers

Michael Lehmann
2018

Victor Fraga - 01-08-2018

The cult classic that helped to catapult a very young Winona Ryder and Christian Slater to fame is now 30 years old, but is its black humour still effective so many decades later? Read our dirty review and catch the 4k restoration in cinemas on Friday, August 10th [Read More...]

Rondo

Drew Barnhardt
2018

Redmond Bacon - 31-07-2018

Not a surefire recipe for a dirty movie! Extreme tale of sex and violence has very little to say and even less to show, and it's contrary to the teachings of Godard - from the Fantasia Film Festival [Read More...]

The Escape

Dominic Savage
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 28-07-2018

I want to break free! Gemma Arterton is trapped in a stultifying suburban marriage and motherhood from which she seeks a way out – in cinemas from Friday, August 3rd [Read More...]

Sicilian Ghost Story

Fabio Grassadonia/ Antonio Piazza
2018

Victor Fraga - 28-07-2018

Teen fantasy drama based on a real-life event is moving enough, but it also overdoes the ethereal tropes, and the outcome is sometimes a little contrived - in cinemas Friday, August 3rd, and on VoD the following Monday, August 6th [Read More...]

Mad To Be Normal

Robert Mullan
2018

Richard Greenhill - 27-07-2018

Thinking outside the box... and all over the place! Biopic of radical British psychiatrist RD Laing is as disjointed as the doctor's disordered thinking, if supported by very strong performances - available for digital streaming on Monday, August 13th [Read More...]

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Richard Lanni
2018

Victor Fraga - 27-07-2018

Story of most decorated WW1 dog gets translated into child-friendly animation, with abundant military and nationalistic celebration - in cinemas Friday, August 10th [Read More...]

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales… (Le Grand Méchant Renard et Autres Contes…)

Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert
2018

Victor Fraga - 26-07-2018

The magnificent return of the squiggly line! Dirty French animation rescues the silliness and simplicity of Looney Tunes, with an animalistic European flavour - in cinemas Friday, August 3rd [Read More...]


Other Reviews

Cocote
Jesus Christ is my Goat and Saviour! Dominican man has to engage in absurd religious cults and rituals following his father's murder, in aesthetically hybrid fiction with elements of documentary-making - in cinemas Friday, July 27th [Read More...]

Tracking Edith
Austro-British photographer who led a double life as a secret agent for the KGB is the subject of documentary directed by her own nephew - in cinemas Friday, July 27th [Read More...]

Extinction (Extinção)
A Citizen Of Nowhere? A Transnistrian national (a self-proclaimed country no other nation recognises) travels between various Eastern Bloc countries and talks about national identity with the people he meets on the journey, on hypnotic black and white film – in cinemas from Friday 20th July [Read More...]

Iceman (Der Mann aus dem Eis)
Fancy some ice-cold pasta? Film set in the snowy Alps during the neolithic period takes inspiration from European mummy found in 1991, and it has flavours of spaghetti Western - now available for digital streaming [Read More...]

The Nun (La Religieuse)
Previously banned adaptation of Denis Diderot's tale of forced religious initiation starring Anna Karina is back in cinemas more than 50 years after its original release - out on Friday, July 27th [Read More...]

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