Sunday, June 3, 2018

L’Amant Double

Ozon’s wild ride is never less than engrossing, not to say enjoyable – but after all the careful setting up what emerges is pure copper-bottomed tosh.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Cold War

Loosely based on director Pawel Pawlikowski’s parents’ lives, COLD WAR tells the story of a passionate love affair during the 1950s.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Cannes Short Film Press Conference

Juanita Samson and Elle Haywood report back from “Meet the Directors” at Cannes.

Monday, May 28, 2018


Juanita Samson reviews CAPHARNAUM, a new drama from Lebanese director Nadine Labaki which screened at this year’s Cannes film festival.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Memoir of a Murderer (살인자의 기억법)

This year the London Korean Film Festival is luring us with an M&M trail of teaser screenings, most recently Won Shin-yun’s MEMOIR OF A MURDERER (2017).

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Knife and Heart

Set in the aesthetically gorgeous backdrop of Paris’ 1970’s pornography scene, KNIFE AND HEART takes viewers on a murder mystery of melodramatic love and loss.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Cannes Film Festival Blog #2

A daring escape from a piano bar and a run-in with Terry Gilliam – read all about it in the second instalment of Elle Haywood’s Cannes film festival diary.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Under the Silver Lake

UNDER THE SILVER LAKE takes us on a hazy unfamiliar journey where most of the strange occurrences seem possible, writes Juanita Samson.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Ziggy’s Will

Elle Haywood speaks to producer Jared Selcer about ZIGGY’S WILL, a short film screened at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Saturday, May 19, 2018


Matteo Garone delivers a showpiece of raw gangsterism in the Italian suburbs, and the moral complexities of vengeance in a small town community.