Battle of the Sexes

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The story is a gift and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris pick it up and run all the way with it, writes Andrew Nickolds.


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Coulibaly has brilliantly woven together a fast-paced, tense thriller with a heart…

A Taste Of Ink

A Taste of Ink Feat

A TASTE OF INK is a tense, emotionally honest family drama, writes Ben Johnston.

Frightfest 2017 #1


#takeonerecommends five fine Frightfest films from 2017.

El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)


A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.

Kati Kati


An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.



An inspirational tale of a group of children brought together by a fictional character, showing the power of storytelling, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Inxeba (The Wound)


A brave and fascinating film that tackles a culturally sensitive subject, concludes Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Papeli (Butterfly)

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This beautiful, slow-moving meditation on rural family life in Iran is stunningly photographed, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

The African Who Wanted to Fly


An extraordinary tale of a Gabonese martial arts champion, told with warmth and humour, says Mike Boyd from the Durban International Film Festival.

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)


Mike Boyd is at the Durban International Film Festival, the largest and longest-running film festival in Africa.

Song To Song


Although beautiful, Terrence Malick’s ethereal and dreamlike approach to storytelling may finally be wearing a little thin, gripes Jim Ross at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

A Quiet Heart


A QUIET HEART weaves an engaging personal tale into a landscape of religious tension, writes Jim Ross from Edinburgh Film Festival.



A film that presses on raw nerve endings, Jim Ross reviews the story of a man coming to terms with childhood abuse, boasting perhaps Orlando Bloom’s paramount performance.

Strange Weather


By placing her faith in her own direction and characters, and not plot histrionics, Katherine Dieckmann’s intensely personal story feels all the more universal, writes Jim Ross at Edinburgh Film Festival.