If I’m critical of Journeyman, Paddy Considine’s sophomore directing effort, then it’s because I expect more from him.
Casting is a German indie that we stumbled across at this year’s LFF and were pleasantly surprised.
Clio Barnard’s follow-up to 2013’s brilliant The Selfish Giant is another Yorkshire-set drama but a wholly different beast.
Jean-Luc Godard has called this – an account of his marriage to Anne Wiazemsky, based on her autobiographical novel, Un an après – a “stupid, stupid idea.
Apostasy, a moving drama about the Christian sect Jehovah’s Witness, proved a highlight for me at this year’s LFF.
The feature début from British director Michael Pearce is a thriller that relies – perhaps unusually – very heavily on emotion.
One of the most indelible moments of cinema this year is surely the CCTV image of Joaquin Phoenix chasing a naked man out of a bedroom and smashing him to a pulp with a hammer.
Noah Baumbach breaks the mould with a talky drama about a family of Jewish intellectuals, creatives and misfits.
The narrative of documentaries has always been to produce something as close as possible to real life; a filmmaker will be limited by the amount of footage they can show and the essence of a person or their story they can convey in the footage captured.
On paper, Michael Winterbottom’s new film On the Road sounds promising.
In 2013 indie darling Short Term 12 starring Brie Larson, put Maui-native filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton on the Hollywood map as the new major talent to watch.
Following on from the success of the first film, its no surprise we get a sequel.
Whether or not you’re a true aficionado of the master of terror, it’s unlikely you’re not familiar with one of Stephen King’s most famous literary creations.
It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Steven Soderbergh back on the silver screen.
Tom of Finland’s wholesome, muscular men with cheeky grins and impressive erections, illustrating countless gay sexual fantasies in the numerous guises of bikers, sailors, lumberjacks and even Nazi soldiers have courted the gay culture for many decades.
This year’s prize for mind-bending originality goes to David Lowery’s A Ghost Story.
No way out.
Not just the perfect antidote to blockbuster season but undoubtedly the feel good movie of the year, The Big Sick is the title to seek out this summer if you wish to be thoroughly entertained, crack some serious laughs and at the same time ponder over some rather important matters that affect our society.
An unconventional summer blockbuster poised to become not just one of this year’s best films but probably a milestone in action filmmaking – Christopher Nolan’s latest opus is a cinematic accomplishment of Titanic (nod intended) proportions.
The third prequel/reboot to 1968’s Planet of the Apes, rounds off the Caesar’s story while laying the path back to the original movie.
Ove Lindahl has laid out the plastic sheeting, set up the stool and even tied the noose.