Jake Gavin’s treatment of homelessness, HECTOR, sits somewhere between CATHY COME HOME and THE FISHER KING, writes Jack Toye.

The Hallow


“You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.

Valley of Love


Metaphysics, mortality and marriage sweat it out in the arid desert of Death Valley, California, in Guillaume Nicloux’s new feature, VALLEY OF LOVE.

Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 9 – 11


Let last entry’s queuing situation be the only cloud on the horizon for this year’s Cannes Festival. In truth, it has been a wondrous experience.

Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 7 & 8


“Queue” is a dirty word in France, and at Cannes it’s a bad word for Jack Toye in particular.

Cemetery of Splendour


Jack Toye reviews CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR, competing in the “Un Certain Regard” section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Diary 2015: Days 5 & 6


Live from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye predicts the Palme D’Or, and reviews entries by László Nemes and Miguel Gomes.

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 4


Jack sees his first film of the festival in the Quinzaine des Realisateurs strand, Miguel Gomes’ ARABIAN NIGHTS

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 3


“I’m sorry, I just don’t find a film about sheep or elderly shepherds that interesting, at least not in the hands of this director.”

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 2


And so, to the first full day of films at Cannes!

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 1

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It’s Cannes Film Festival time, and Jack Toye is in the South of France reporting for Take One again. Blooming fantastique!

Interview with Pascal Floerks

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Edd Elliott interviews Pascal Floerks about his short film BÄR at the Watersprite Film Festival.

Interview with Robin Gutch

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Edd Elliott talks producing and Warp Films with Managing Director Robin Gutch.

“Should I Go To Film School?” Watersprite Workshop

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Edd Elliott delivers some thoughts on Watersprite’s “Should I Go To Film School” seminar.

Watersprite: Best of The Fest

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Harry Jones reviews the best short films at the Watersprite Film Festival.