Revenge is a shocker of a film, in the most gruesomely gory of ways, where a rape and an brutally violent murder attempt leads to a total female emancipation.
In 2011 British filmmaker Andrew Haigh’s breakthrough gay romance Weekend became an indie sensation and a staple of modern queer cinema.
Last week, here at Candid we reviewed the exceptional drama 120 BPM by French director Robin Campillo.
I first caught A Fantastic Woman, back in October at the London Film Festival and was immediately smitten with film’s protagonist, Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega).
We sat down with rising star and actor Leo Suter to talk about his career, his new role in the second series of ITV’s Victoria alongside Jenna Coleman and his favourite spots to dine in London.
This year’s thought provoking indie original comes in the form of Robin Swicord’s Wakefield.
Interview: Orange is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne Last year Orange is the New Black ended on the cliffhanger to beat all cliffhangers, after a season under an authoritarian bootheel that rolled back privileges and basic human rights, it left a prison on the verge of riot.
Frantz is an atypical film in François Ozon’s canon, even he admits, jokingly calling it his most ‘chaste’ movie to-date “with just a small kiss between the two characters.
When actor Richard Thorncroft receives a phone call from the Isle of Mann police, it’s one gig that the down-on-his-luck thespian can’t turn down.
Out on the 23rd of February in the UK, Patriots Day has been hailed a triumph of a film and our cover star, Alex Wolff plays one of the titular characters.
The first thing James Schamus says when we sit down to chat is that he likes my shoes.
With the majority of director Anne Fontaine’s films having a contemporary setting, her latest offering, The Innocents, seems somewhat removed from her previous work.
Tiger Raid is the debut film by upcoming director and screenwriter Simon Dixon and follows the story of two Irish mercenaries Joe (Brian Gleeson) and Paddy (Damien Moloney) who are travelling the deserts of Iraq with orders to kidnap an Iraqi woman.
If Ira Sachs has settled into a niche, it’s clearly a comfortable one.
David Mackenzie is hardly new to the film industry, releasing his debut feature, The Last Great Wilderness, back in 2002.
Acclaimed director Jaco Van Dormael’s latest film The Brand New Testament is a departure from his usual fare, drifting from drama to comedy.
Wiener-Dog, writer-director Todd Solondz’s eighth feature film, is not about a dog–wiener or otherwise.
Currently filming the internationally renowned series Midsomer Murders, playing new sidekick DS Jamie Winter, Nick Hendrix is an anticipated rising star on screen.
A first feature film is a filmmaker’s best opportunity to make his or her mark, to fully assert themselves as a cinematic voice to be reckoned with.
If you’ve seen any major, mainstream sci-fi or fantasy movie in the last decade, there are good odds you’ve seen Toby Jones.
As first major film roles go, appearing in an Italian auteur’s demented collection of fairy tales, appearing alongside Toby Jones, an ogre, and a giant flea has to be one of the more memorable.