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The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Michael Showalter
2021

Victor Fraga - 23-09-2021

Biopic of gay-friendly and subversive televangelistic fallen from grace reveals a woman defined by faith, wealth and controversies - from the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Undercover (Enquete Sur Un Scandale d’Etat)

Thierry de Peretti
2021

Victor Fraga - 23-09-2021

An informant turns against his narcotics officer, in French dialogue-intensive political thriller questioning the ethics of the "war on drugs" - live from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Grandmother (La Abuela)

Paco Plaza
2021

Victor Fraga - 22-09-2021

Old woman left catatonic by a devastating stroke terrifies her doting granddaughter, in this brilliantly subtle and beautifully elegant horror from Spain - live from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Daughter (La Hija)

Manuel Martín Cuenca
2021

Victor Fraga - 22-09-2021

Pregnant teenager runs away from juvenile delinquent institution with the helping hand of two wannabe parents - slow burn tale of failed motherhood premieres at the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Fire on the Plain

Ji Zhang
2021

Victor Fraga - 21-09-2021

Father and daughter get entangled in a taxi driver serial killer investigation, in this bewildering crime thriller from China - from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Noise of Engines (Le bruit des moteurs)

Philippe Grégoire
2021

Paul Risker - 21-09-2021

Sexually explicit drawings land a fire arms inspector in trouble, in Canadian drama blending optimism and cynicism in equal measures - from the 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Good Boss (El Buen Patron)

Fernando León de Aranoa
2021

Victor Fraga - 21-09-2021

An opportunistic factory owner's alleged "love" and devotion to his employees is exposed as sheer cynicism - hilarious comedy starring Javier Bardem premieres in San Sebastian [Read More...]

Blue Moon (Crai Nou)

Alina Grigore
2021

Victor Fraga - 20-09-2021

Little stabs at happiness? Young female allows males to debase and degrade her, raising questions about oppression and freedom - raw and bleak Romanian drama premieres at the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Fever Dream (Distancia de Rescate)

Claudia Llosa
2021

Victor Fraga - 20-09-2021

A young mother gradually loses touch with reality, in this borderline psychedelic Netflix production set in South America - from the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Camila Comes Out Tonight (Camila Saldra Esta Noche)

Ines Barrionuevo
2021

Victor Fraga - 19-09-2021

High school student embodies the quiet liberation of a country still grappling with the ties of a reactionary past - honest and profound Argentinean drama premieres at the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

As In Heaven (Du Som Er I Himlen)

Tea Lindeburg
2021

Victor Fraga - 19-09-2021

Female teen faces the prospect of a dramatic new life after her mother goes into a prolonged and complicated labour - Danish period drama premieres at the 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

Benediction

Terence Davies
2021

Victor Fraga - 18-09-2021

Terence Davies gives English poet and anti-war activist Siegfried Sassoon a detailed yet protracted and monotonous biopic, too concerned with the writer's sexual life - from the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Earwig

Lucile Hadzihalilovic
2021

Victor Fraga - 18-09-2021

A girl with ice cubes for teeth is the topic of Lucile Hadzihalilovic's cryptic new fable, a movie creepy and lyrical in equal measures - from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

One Second (Yi Miao Zhong)

Zhang Yimou
2021

Victor Fraga - 18-09-2021

Zhang Yimou's intended celebration of old-fashioned celluloid cinema constantly slips into cliches and banality - from the 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

Jane by Charlotte (Jane par Charlotte)

Charlotte Gainsbourg
2021

Victor Fraga - 18-09-2021

Charlotte Gainsbourg gets behind the camera in order to capture her iconic mother in her most tender and yet lonely moments - from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

Getting Away With Murder(s)

David Nicholas Wilkinson
2021

Jeremy Clarke - 14-09-2021

Most of the perpetrators of the Holocaust were never prosecuted: this documentary attempts to understand why not – out in cinemas on Friday, October 1st, the 75th anniversary of the end of the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg [Read More...]

The Djinn

Justin Powell, David Charbonier
2021

Dan Meier - 14-09-2021

Mute boy is trapped in a flat with a shapeshifting Arab entity, in this surprisingly creative, low-budget American horror - in cinemas Friday, September 17th [Read More...]

Old Henry

Potsy Ponciroli
2021

John Bleasdale - 09-09-2021

Old-fashioned and nostalgic Western has robust characters, an impressive cinematography and an engaging music score - live from Venice [Read More...]


Other Reviews

Reflection (Vidblysk)
Ukrainian drama about surgeon captured by the Russian military is a profound meditation on war, fate and belief - live from the 78th Biennale [Read More...]

Evie
British horror about a woman whose childhood demons come back to haunt her excels in photography, while making too many genre concessions - from FrightFest [Read More...]

The Box (La Caja)
Abandoning his native Venezuela for Mexico, Golden Lion winner Vigas has created a fascinating story of lost families and secret histories - from the 78th Venice International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Changed
Horror legend Tony Todd stars in drama blending a pandemic with an alien invasion, inspired by American sci-fi classic Invasion of Body Snatchers - from FrightFest [Read More...]

Sundown
Tim Roth and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in Michel Franco's new drama, another harrowing drama portraying both white and indigenous Mexicans as inherently dysfunctional - live from Venice [Read More...]

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