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The Bachelors

Kurt Voelker

Redmond Bacon - 19-03-2018

When life (and a film) becomes insufferable! Drama dealing with mental health issues and starring Julie Delpy is well-intentioned but also so riddled with clichés it's hardly bearable to watch - in cinemas March 30th [Read More...]

My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse)

Arnaud Desplechin

Jeremy Clarke - 14-03-2018

Three's a crowd: three flashbacks explore a man's memories, particularly the love of his life. In cinemas from Friday 16th March [Read More...]


Simon Rumley

Jeremy Clarke - 13-03-2018

Britannia’s psyche goes under! Another film maps out the real life story of Donald Crowhurst, who left home the heroic underdog on a competitive round-the-world boat race and never came back - in cinemas March 23rd [Read More...]


Justin Chong

Redmond Bacon - 09-03-2018

Two Korean-American shop runners befriend a Black girl during the 1992 Los Angeles riots, in a film with strong echoes of Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing - in cinemas Friday, March 16th [Read More...]


Alex Garland

Alasdair Bayman - 08-03-2018

Sci-fi starring Natalie Portman evokes Tarkosvsky's Stalker, as woman overwhelmed by grief enters an alien zone where everything acquires a different dimension - on Netflix Monday, March 12th [Read More...]

The Marriage (Martesa)

Blerta Zeqiri

Art Haxhijakupi - 06-03-2018

The forbidden fruit from the Balkans! First Kosovan film to display a graphic gay sex scene deals with a diehard taboo, and sadly "one of the few things capable of uniting Albanians and Serbians" - the movie was sold-out for two weeks in Prishtina, and is now touring festivals across Europe [Read More...]

Sweet Country

Warwick Thornton

Alasdair Bayman - 06-03-2018

Superb Australian drama with photography akin to Lawrence of Arabia paints a human, fallible, credible touching portrait of an aboriginal man, without ever resorting to clichés and caricatures - in cinemas March 16th [Read More...]

You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay

Jeremy Clarke - 05-03-2018

Go in with a hammer, come out with a high body count and a teenage girl: Joaquin Phoenix is the antihero sent into Scottish director Lynne Ramsay’s terrifying American underworld – in cinemas March 9th [Read More...]

Liquid Truth (Aos Teus Olhos)

Carolina Jabor

Eoghan Lyng - 04-03-2018

Even Brazilian jocks get the blues! Rubens has the town eating out of his hand as a popular swimming instructor. But when an accusation of misdemeanour arises, will it spell the end of Rubens career? Film inundated with the colour of water shows at the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

I Got Life! (Aurore)

Blandine Lenoir

Richard Greenhill - 03-03-2018

Because I'm bloody worth it! French film about a woman in her 50s experiencing menopause is unabashed in its physical frankness and very moving in its representation of femininity - in cinemas March 23rd, with special screenings on Women's and Mother's Day [Read More...]

A Symphony of Summits: The Alps from Above (Die Alpen: Unsere Berge von Oben )

Peter Bardehle; Sebastian Lindemann

Redmond Bacon - 02-03-2018

Climb ev'ry mountain! Take a vertiginous look at a range system that spreads across multiple nations and epitomises Europe like no other - out on VoD as part of the Walk This Way Collection on March 5th [Read More...]

10 Billion (10 Milliarden)

Valentin Thurn

Alasdair Bayman - 28-02-2018

Where are you gonna get your food from in a few decades, once the world population hits a 10-digit figure? Doc raises urgent questions about overpopulation and sustainability, revealing that we could experience a "food war" - on VoD as part of the Walk This Way Collection [Read More...]

Profilers: Gaze into the Abyss (Blick in den Abgrund)

Barbara Eder

Jeremy Clarke - 28-02-2018

What is it that goes through their heads? Hard-hitting documentary about the men and women whose job it is to study serial rapists and killers is available on VoD from March 5th, as part of the Walk This Way collection 2018 [Read More...]

The Key to Dalí  (La Llave Dalí)

David Fernández

Richard Greenhill - 28-02-2018

Just how much is this Dali worth? Spanish doc examining how a real Dali was sold for just £132 is a very timely critique of truth, expertise and elitism - on Vod March 5th as part of the Walk This Way Collection [Read More...]

The Nile Hilton Incident

Tarik Saleh

Jeremy Clarke - 27-02-2018

Egyptian thriller reveals a widespread network of corruption just before the Arab Spring, but sadly the story lacks a little flare - in cinemas March 2nd [Read More...]

Mary Magdalene

Garth Davis

Jeremy Clarke - 27-02-2018

Attempt at retelling the story of Jesus from a fresh perspective takes the apocryphal Gospel Of Mary as its source is engaging enough for non-religious people, but it remains to be seen whether people will interpret it as a feminist movie - from the Audi Dublin International Film Festival, and in cinemas on March 16th [Read More...]


Amman Abbasi

Eoghan Lyng - 27-02-2018

Shooting your way through adolescence? Black American teen finds personal liberation in artillery and gang crime, in a timely drama symptomatic of a country grappling with gun control - from the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

Old Beast

Zhou Ziyang

Eoghan Lyng - 26-02-2018

Where crime meets grime! Gritty and barren-looking Chinese city of Ordos is the backdrop to a morally ambiguous family drama about corruption and greed - from the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

Other Reviews

Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me
Doc about the career highs and lows of Rat Pack impresario Sammy Davis Jr, whose dedication to his art came at a cost to his personal life., takes a reflective look at his art but fails to transcend his death - from the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

Touch Me Not
Can you feel it? This a film that will touch you. It will also embrace you, caress you, stroke you, hit you in the face and make you scream with joy and anger - WINNER OF THE GOLDEN BEAR [Read More...]

Mug (Twarz)
Polish film about face transplant and a giant Jesus statue combines elements of drama and comedy, but the outcome is a little clumsy - SILVER BEAR WINNER at the Berlinale [Read More...]

Entirely shot on iPhone, Steven Soderbergh's latest film starts out as a complex and moving psychological drama, but then slips into action and slasher clichés - in cinemas March 23rd [Read More...]

Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid)
Biopic of Astrid Lindgreen, the creator of Pippi Longstocking, has blockbuster potential and yet retains its poetic and humanistic core - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

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