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What to Look Out for at the 75th Locarno Film Festival


Redmond Bacon - 03-08-2022

A mixture of arthouse and Hollywood efforts characterise a diverse programme at the 75th Locarno Film Festival — we look at the films to put on your radar. [Read More...]

Seeing is bereaving


Lobo Pasolini - 18-07-2022

Lobo Pasolini dissects Andrea Arnold's Cow, and he finds a tragic life robbed of freedom, motherhood and dignity; there is nothing "humane" about benign animal farming! [Read More...]

Traffic and tragedy: 21st Transylvania International Film Festival round-up


Redmond Bacon - 21-06-2022

Our critic's time in Cluj-Napoca offered a serendipitous combination of location and venue, offering a balm in difficult times [Read More...]

The 21st Transylvania Film Festival implores us to make films, not war


Redmond Bacon - 16-06-2022

The heart of the Romanian film calendar, the Transylvania Film Festival offers an exciting selection of first and second features, while also making a powerful anti-war statement [Read More...]

The Munich Film Festival is leading Germany’s diversity charge


Redmond Bacon - 07-04-2022

Representation in German film is sorely lacking. Munich Film Festival's Seeing and being seen: Representation in Film is here in order to change just that! [Read More...]

Top 5 dirty movies about sports betting


Mariano Garcia - 05-04-2022

Sports betting triggers many emotions: stress, excitement, thrill, and and even loss. The experience is entirely different if you are watching one of these dirty movies - our reader Mariano Garcia writes [Read More...]

The ugly face of female violence, from the horse’s mouth


Redmond Bacon - 23-03-2022

Inspired by producer Bayan Maxatkyzy's own brutal experience, Kazakh drama Happiness takes an unflinching look at life under shocking misogyny; Redmond Bacon analyses the film while also interviewing the woman behind it [Read More...]

Moving people, moving films


Mariano garcia - 08-03-2022

Our writer Mariano Garcia picks his top five favourite dirty movies documenting the incredible hardships that refugees and immigrants have to face [Read More...]

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Just how filthy are the 10 Best Picture nominees???
Our writers get their hands dirty and review each one of the 10 Best Picture Oscar nominations, unearthing the thought-provoking and subversive facets of each one of them! [Read More...]

The weakest Berlinale I’ve ever attended announces its winners…
Too many middling Franco-German productions soured the party over at the Berlinale Film Festival, resulting in a very poor line-up; and the dirtiest filmmaker left empty-handed! [Read More...]

Bringing in the big hitters: a preview of this year’s Berlinale
New films from Claire Denis, Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl characterise a heavy-hitting Berlinale competition - find out more! [Read More...]

Gazing into the abyss of dirty masculinity
Actress-turned-director Romola Garai discusses challenging toxic masculinity in a tantalising tonal mix of fantastical and social realism horror; her directorial debut Amulet is in cinemas on January 28th [Read More...]

When alienation and loneliness stand the test of time!
Michelangelo Antonioni’s visual and emotional grammar have enormous repercussions on contemporary cinema - in partnership with Doesn't Exist Magazine [Read More...]

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