Jonathan Smith presents SUMMER IN FEBRUARY, based on his own original novel. “A triumph of antiquated posturing and quite unimaginative storytelling,” writes Ed Frost.
Guy Pearce steals the show in Drake Doremus’ BREATHE IN, the opening night film at the 67th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Fabulously gay, darling! For about the first half, anyway. And then BEHIND THE CANDELABRA turns into a slightly dreary tale of human weakness and failure, writes Keith Braithwaite.
Kyrgyzstan’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film in the Academy Awards of 2013, THE EMPTY HOME, explores how individual ambition in the modern world has its price.
Although Michael Shannon delivers a superb performance, THE ICEMAN can only be carried so far by that and his ever-changing facial hair, claims Jim Ross.
The Daleks appeared at the Cambridge Picturehouse recently in two films from the Amicus stable, starring that celebrated gentleman of British genre cinema, Peter Cushing.
Oppenheimer’s “extraordinary, lucid” documentary challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to cinematically reenact their mass-killings. (UK release 28 June)
Andrew Nickolds dives in to this new French comedy, a “primary-coloured confectionery” set in the world of speed typing.
Almodóvar muddies the waters between good and bad, masculine and feminine, movement and inertia, real life and spectacle with TALK TO HER.
Mixed performances and a mismanaged soundtrack balanced by a powerful denouement: Dan Harling reviews Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of THE GREAT GATSBY.
Print and radio join forces as Take One and Cambridge 105 co-host a new film quiz on the first Monday of every month. Expect the unexpected from 7pm to 10pm in the APH bar.
Kurosawa’s RAN forces us into a cool intellectual appraisal of bloody vengeance, betrayal, and moral collapse, writes Keith Braithwaite.
Strong performances and a confident tone mark out this highly enjoyable slice of Southern Gothic, writes Gavin Midgley.
On Bank Holiday Sunday, porn classic BEHIND THE GREEN DOOR forms the backdrop to the first of a series of decadent cabaret/fine dining events brought to you by Green Door productions.
Pedro Almodovar’s latest is like a glass of cheap Cava, writes Gavin Midgley: fizzy and fun while it lasts, but mostly forgettable and nothing to write home about.