With the release of his rather exceptional debut Girl, Belgian director Lukas Dhont tells the story of a transgender 15-year old, Lara who dreams of becoming a ballerina.
We have seen a fair few British comedians direct feature films recently (Matt Holness, Stephen Merchant, Joe Cornish).
In the follow up to his BBC mockumentary Carnage, an enlightening prediction of a future in which everyone is vegan, Simon Amstell follows it up with his first theatrical release, Benjamin.
Under the Silver Lake is a weird film.
I am trying to refrain myself from using the word ‘dystopian’ to describe Ali Abbasi’s leftfield indie Border, but no other word is more befitting to explain a world carbon copy to ours with the slightest difference being the existence of humanoid looking trolls.
Since production began on Marvel’s first female-led superhero film, there have been agonising comments over whether the film would succeed or fail.
A World on A Wire is a cinematic treasure, a sci-fi muse pivotal to the concept of virtual reality which has pre-occupying the genre the last three decades.
For his feature film debut, Turner prize nominated artist and photographer Richard Billingham shapes a striking, disquieting dive into his childhood memoirs, based on a previously published set of photographs, Ray’s a Laugh (1996).
Steven Knight (Locke, Peaky Blinders) takes several risks as writer and director of this film, stretching his talents into this sun-filled thriller that misses the mark that others have achieved so well.
Folklore tales have been pre-occupying the horror genre since celluloid’s humble beginnings, dating all the way back to the 1922 with German horror movie Nosferatu based on Carpathian vampire peasant tales.
RBG stands for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the 2nd female US Supreme Court of Justice.
Piercing reveals itself less the comedy of terrors suggested by the film’s trailer and more a surreal meditation on human desire.
The 91st Academy Awards 2019 seem to have come and gone, calling a wrap to yet another Hollywood self-congratulating award season and a relief from the gruelling promotional schedule for all the parties involved.
There are many world-class resorts that claim to deliver the ultimate in luxury and relaxation, particularly in the Indian Ocean, but how do you sort out the pretenders from the champions? A study of the iconic Maradiva Villa Resorts in Mauritius might give us a clue on what to expect from a truly exceptional hotel.
Aisha’s husband passed away some time ago and having not dealt with her grief, we find her in an un-healthy daily pattern of being curled up in a duvet ball, in bed and in deep depression, unable to face normality.
From Cornish fishing indie Bait to LGBT+ themed Chinese movie Dog Barking At The Moon to French actress/ feminist Delphine Seyrig tribute documentary Delphine & Carole, here is our final picks of films we’ve seen at this year’s Berlinale 2019.
Film-makers Hal Ashby and Bill Forsythe are whipped with the élans of Wes and Lindsay Anderson for this Brit indie debut from director Toby MacDonald.
Newbie director/ writer James Garner zooms in the struggle of young teenager Sarah Taylor (Liv Hill) having to take on burdens far beyond her age.
From new Amazon TV Series Hanna to British indie The Souvenir to Spanish lesbian Netflix drama Elisa & Marcela, here are some more picks of films we’ve seen at the Berlinale the past week.
With a visibly important and timely role under his belt with the hit UK series Victoria, actor Jordan Waller is ready to trade in his well-fitted tail coat for some laughs with purpose, as he kicks off his one-man comedy show.
February 13, 2019 | Film + Entertainment
Diane Kruger’s spy movie to the female emancipation of a Macedonian paesant girl, here are some more reviews of films we’ve seen over the past week at the Berlinale.