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U – July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli)

Erik Poppe
2018

Victor Fraga - 19-02-2018

Terror has no colour and nationality. And it wields a gun. Reconstruction of Norwegian massacre in 2011 and profoundly disturbing and contains very current messages - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Hard Paint (Tinta Bruta)

Marcio Reolon and Filipe Matzembacher
2018

Victor Fraga - 19-02-2018

All the colours of the rainbow! Brazilian queer film about young man earning a living as a sexy glow paint performer in chat rooms avoids cliches, is psychologically multilayered and surprisingly moving - from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Daughter of Mine (Figlia mia)

Laura Bispuri
2018

Victor Fraga - 18-02-2018

Tale of disputed motherhood set in impoverished and scorching hot coastal village of Sardinia has flavours of Italian Neorealism - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

The Prayer (La Prière)

Cédric Kahn
2018

Victor Fraga - 18-02-2018

French director examines faith and devotion as the cure for drug addiction in a profoundly humanistic film, while also avoiding provocative statements - live from Berlinale [Read More...]

Transit

Christian Petzold
2018

Victor Fraga - 17-02-2018

Just a little bit of history repeating? Audacious German film transposes Holoucast novel from 1942 onto modern Marseilles; the outcome is odd and yet bewitching - from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Eva

Benoit Jacquot
2018

Victor Fraga - 17-02-2018

Isabelle Huppert stars as a prostitute in an affair with a phony writer in psycho-sexual thriller adapted from a novel by British writer James Hadley Chase - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Dovlatov

Sergey German
2018

Victor Fraga - 17-02-2018

Biopic of Russian writer offers insight into a Soviet Union suffocated by censorship, plus it has plenty of anecdotes and bite-size treats for literature lovers and a convincing photography by Polish DOP Luykasz Zal (of Ida) - from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Central Airport THF (Zentralflughafen THF)

Karim Ainouz
2018

Victor Fraga - 16-02-2018

The disused Tempelhof airport of Berlin has now become home to refugees from all over the world; their stories are as fascinating as the airport's history - fascinating doc premieres at the Berlinale [Read More...]

Damsel

David and Nathan Zellner
2018

Victor Fraga - 16-02-2018

Walk on the wild west: blend of Western and comedy starring Robert Pattinson attempts to be a feminist movie, but the outcome is a little awkward - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

Mrs Hyde (Madame Hyde)

Serge Bozon
2018

Alasdair Bayman - 15-02-2018

Let the beast out of the cage! Isabelle Huppert stars in absurdist drama about powerless teacher grappling with her rowdy and unimaginative pupils, until she begins to morph into something else - from the Berlin Critics' Week [Read More...]

Diverge

James Morrison
2018

Victor Fraga - 13-02-2018

American indie sci-fi about time travel and a deadly virus that wipes out humanity is visually and narratively compelling enough to keep you hooked throughout - watch it now on all major VoD platforms [Read More...]

The Ice King

James Erskine
2018

Francesco Bacci - 13-02-2018

Biopic of the British figure skater John Curry is far more than the register of his career, it's also a study of a tormented soul and his untimely death at the age of just 44 - in cinemas February 23rd [Read More...]

The Tower (La Torre)

Sebastián Múnera
2018

Eoghan Lyng - 13-02-2018

Doc about mysterious explosion in Colombian library is profoundly lyrical, unsettling and ambiguous, much like the inconclusive event it investigates - watch it now at home with Festival Scope [Read More...]

Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig
2018

Alasdair Bayman - 12-02-2018

This is a young lady's world! Family ties, friendship and companionship are the central pillars of the semi-autobiographical directorial debut by a female filmmaker just 34 years of age - in cinemas February 16th [Read More...]

Sol Alegria

Tavinho Teixeira
2018

Victor Fraga - 11-02-2018

Nuns with guns, trannies and other outlaws! Unconventional rebels resist a military junta, in an outlandish allegory of the country's chaotic political landscape - watch it now at home with Festival Scope [Read More...]

Black Panther

Ryan Coogler
2018

Angelo Boccato - 10-02-2018

Think Disney can't get dirty? Think again! Black Panther is a masterpiece of innovation and creativity, with tons of sociopolitical flavours, plus challenging a long-established orthodoxy in the superhero world! In cinemas Tuesday [Read More...]

This Beautiful Fantastic

Simon Aboud
2018

Richard Greenhill - 08-02-2018

Not so crazy about it... This British Amélie Poulain wannabe is set in posh North London, but it lacks originality and its depiction of mental health illness is borderline offensive - on VoD March 5th [Read More...]

I, Tonya

Craig Gillespie
2018

Victor Fraga - 08-02-2018

Break a leg! The biopic of Tonya Harding is a finely acted and well-crafted piece of filmmaking attempting to celebrate and redeem the controversial figure skater - in cinemas February 23rd [Read More...]


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Birth of the Dragon
A tale of two dragons: Bruce Lee's epic battle against Wong Jack Man, which catapulted the young fighter to fame, is the subject of George Nolfi's film, starring Philip Ng - in cinemas February 23rd [Read More...]

Homesick
Creepy neighbours, a little gaslighting plus a twist of violence! Austrian movie with taste of Haneke and Polanski has all the ingredients of a good suspense - now on DVD [Read More...]

Sebastian
Young, gay and good-looking? Canadian LGBT romance is mostly predictable, but it also caters effectively for a very specialised audience - now on VoD [Read More...]

The Mercy
The waves rule Britannia! The real story of British sailor Donald Crowhurst, who wanted to complete a round-the-world voyage on his own vessel but lost the battle to the seas, is the subject of film starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz - in cinemas February 9th [Read More...]

Three horrific short movies
Edgar Allen Poe, psychological terror, plus a touch of supernatural and comedy. These three, very different horror/suspense shorts Lock In, Bricks and Ghosted, all scripted by Jamie Russell and directed by Neville Pierce, are dirtylicious delights - out on Vimeo from Monday 5th Feb [Read More...]

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