Margarita, with a straw

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Shonali Boses’s stereotype-busting, coming-of-age feature is a sensitive arthouse tale with a unique cross-cultural appeal, writes Jack Toye.


BFI LFF Diary #1

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On day 4 of the event, our roving reporter Jack Toye “expunges” his thoughts on this year’s BFI London Film Festival.


X+Y

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X+Y looks set to be just the right sort of film to herald the start of springtime after a meteorologically melancholy winter, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.


The Duke Of Burgundy

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Lepidopterism and lesbianism abound in Peter Strickland’s new feature, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.


Goodbye to Language 3D

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Where does philosophy live in a world where we are saying goodbye to language? Perhaps it lies in the re-emergence of 3D in cinema?


Spark: A Burning Man Story

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SPARK: A BURNING MAN STORY’s enthusiasm begins delightful and ends sour, according to Arjun Sajip.


Come Back, Africa

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COME BACK, AFRICA is a historical document worth remembering and re-watching, according to Arjun Sajip.


Crossing Points

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CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.


The View From Our House

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THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.


We Are Many

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WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.


Student Review: The Case Against 8

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THE CASE AGAINST 8 is a gripping and revealing documentary following the overturning of California’s controversial Proposition 8, writes Katrina Smith.


The Last Emperor 3D

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THE LAST EMPEROR 3D is a worthy conversion that enhances the film thematically as well as visually, according to James Walpole.


Amour Fou

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AMOUR FOU sends its audience into contortions with its stifling uneasiness, according to Edd Elliott.


Interview: Rowan Joffe & Steven J. Watson

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Lizzie Scourfield talks to the minds behind BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, director Rowan Joffe, and the writer of the novel, Steven J Watson.


Not-So-Silent Movies with Neil Brand

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NOT-SO-SILENT MOVIES is set to release your inner child, according to James Walpole.