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Miss Juneteenth

Channing Godfrey Peoples

Victor Fraga - 23-09-2020

Talent pageant becomes a proxy of the American dream for black female adolescent, in this sweet little tale of bonding between mother and daughter - in cinemas Friday, September 25th [Read More...]

Rebuilding Paradise

Ron Howard

Victor Fraga - 23-09-2020

Community devastated by the biggest wildfire in the history of California refuses to seek pastures green, instead remaining loyal to their land - in cinemas Friday, September 25th [Read More...]

The Great Fellove (El Gran Fellove)

Matt Dillon

Charles Williams - 23-09-2020

Learn and laugh along with this audiophile documentary directed by Matt Dillon, which scats through the history of Afro-Cuban Jazz and its peoples - from San Sebastian [Read More...]

In the Dusk (Sutemose)

Šarūnas Bartas

Charles Williams - 22-09-2020

Deliberate pacing highlights quiet, charged moments of Lithuanian life under the shadow of Soviet years after the sun has set on the front lines of WW2 - live from San Sebastian [Read More...]


Harry Macqueen

Charles Williams - 22-09-2020

Tucci and Firth convince as a couple of advancing years coming to terms with a dementia diagnosis and the bleak event horizon that follows - from San Sebastian [Read More...]

23 Walks

Paul Morrison

Victor Fraga - 22-09-2020

British drama paints a credible portrait of loneliness at old age, with subtle yet harrowing reminders of our physical limitations and mortality - in cinemas Friday, September 18th [Read More...]

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Julien Temple

Charles Williams - 22-09-2020

Shane McGowan gets the Julien Temple treatment with the help of a limelight grabbing Johnny Depp - from the San Sebastian International Film Festival [Read More...]

Another Round (Druk)

Thomas Vinterberg

Charles Williams - 21-09-2020

Stylish, raucous, and quintessentially Scandinavian drama demonstrates the cost of maintaining your buzz past closing time - live from San Sebastian [Read More...]

Simple Passion (Passion Simple)

Danielle Arbid

Charles Williams - 21-09-2020

French drama eschews traditional male gaze cinema in favour of an intense, all-consuming affair shown from the perspective of an older mistress - from the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

The Father

Florian Zeller

Charles Williams - 21-09-2020

An unflinching look at the reality of advanced dementia, this British movie starring Anthony Hopkins manages to capture both the confusion of the affected and the burden of those nearest to them - from the San Sebastian Film Festival [Read More...]

Summer 85 (Été 85)

François Ozon

Charles Williams - 21-09-2020

François Ozon captures the spirit of 1985 in a tale of a doomed young romance that outshines the summer sun - from the San Sebastian Film Festival (and also showing at Curzon Camden Market until September 30th) [Read More...]


Hong Khaou

James Luxford - 21-09-2020

Henry Golding is haunted by the past in this elegant British work of cinematic tourism - in cinemas Friday, September 25th [Read More...]

Eternal Beauty

Craig Roberts

Dan Daniel - 21-09-2020

Schizophrenia is portrayed in a dazzling variety of colours, in a peculiar movie starring a sterling Sally Hawkins - in cinemas Friday, October 2nd [Read More...]

Rifkin’s Festival

Woody Allen

Charles Williams - 19-09-2020

Chaotic marriages and infidelities clash with the idyllic setting of the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Woody Allen's messy new creation - live from San Sebastián [Read More...]


Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli

Paul Risker - 17-09-2020

Trauma, sibling tension and distrust are the pillars of this unforgettable and unnerving Canadian set tale of revenge - from the Toronto International Film Festival [Read More...]


Sarah Gavron

Jack Hawkins - 17-09-2020

Girls of various religions and ethnic backgrounds rock East London, in this potent burst of social realism entirely made by women - in cinemas Friday, September 18th [Read More...]

Hurt by Paradise

Greta Bellamacina

Charles Williams - 16-09-2020

Written, directed and starred by Greta Bellamacina, this British indie illustrates the unlikely friendship between a poet and a babysitter against the backdrop of a London full of contrasts - in cinemas Friday, September 18th [Read More...]

Samichay, In Search of Happiness (Samichay, En Busca de La Felicidad)

Mauricio Franco Tosso

Victor Fraga - 16-09-2020

Impoverished peasant faces losing the meagre cow that provides his lifeline, in this delicate and sensitive Peruvian tale of survival almost entirely spoken in Quechua [Read More...]

Other Reviews

Being a Human Person
Auspicious documentary explores the life and work of acclaimed Swedish auteur Roy Andersson - in cinemas and Curzon Home Cinema on Friday, October 16th (premiere in Camden on Wednesday, September 16th) [Read More...]

Little Girl (Petite Fille)
Loving French documentary about seven-year-old transsexual girl is defiant in its innocent resistance - in cinemas Friday, September 25th [Read More...]

Tracey Deer's debut feature is a coming-of-age drama investigating indigenous rights and identity in Canada from a very female perspective - from the Toronto International Film Festival [Read More...]

Brazilian LGBT drama offers an unrelenting gaze into the abyss, in a world that unceremoniously turns its back on hopeless young men - now on VoD (including BFI Player) [Read More...]

Let Me Go (Lasciami Andare)
What about a movie about a ghost child entirely set on the narrow and eerie streets and canals of Venice wrapping up the Venice International Film Festival? Sounds cliched, but it's actually a jolly good idea! [Read More...]

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