RAW is an intense and undefinable blend of skilled shotmaking, ramping discomfort and disturbing juxtapositions that mixes carnivores with the carnal to enormous effect. Jim Ross reviews.
Continuing his recent string of genre defying hits, director Ben Wheatley takes a scenario usually reserved for the finale – the tense firefight – and stretches it out into ninety minutes of famous actors crawling around on a dusty warehouse floor, yelling insults and firing off potshots at each other. The biggest surprise that emerges [...]
FENCES is a powerful and engaging family drama, but it always seems a little fenced in cinematically by its theatrical origin. Jim Ross reviews.
Ben Johnston speaks to Ben Wheatley ahead of the Cambridge Picturehouse screening of his latest film FREE FIRE.
On Monday 27 March, the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse will play host to the first in a series of sneak previews of the London Korean Film Festival.
Jordan Peele’s first feature as director is a confident step away from his previous television exploits: Mad TV (2002) and Key & Peele (2012), throwing off his sketch-show jacket and donning a more provocative and thoughtful attire. While still holding on to his satirical voice, Peele allows the film to linger within the fringes of [...]
We spoke to Simon Rumley about his film JOHNNY FRANK GARRETT’S LAST WORD, set for release on March 14th after screening at Cambridge Film Festival last year.
MOONLIGHT is not a portrait painted in broad brushstrokes, but a tapestry – any one strand can be admired for its own technique and qualities, but standing back to observe the whole is where the power lies. Jim Ross reviews.
LOGAN tells an involving and impactful story, with Hugh Jackman’s send off the best use of a superhero property in years. Jim Ross reviews.
Johnson’s personal memoir, made up of other people’s stories, offers an incredibly insightful look into the reality of documentary filmmaking.