• Come back africa features

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 ·

    COME BACK, AFRICA is a historical document worth remembering and re-watching, according to Arjun Sajip.

    Come Back, Africa

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    Saturday, September 27, 2014 ·

    Mar Coll and Nora Navas have crafted a sympathetic and human portrait of a woman in crisis, writes Rebecca Naughten.

    We All Want What’s Best For Her

  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire | TakeOneCFF.com

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 ·

    In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.

    The Day the Earth Caught Fire

  • crossing points feature

    Saturday, September 13, 2014 ·

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

    Crossing Points

  • view

    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

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

    The View From Our House

  • We are many feature 3

    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

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

    We Are Many

  • tasting menu featured

    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

    TASTING MENU suffers from a lack of identity, according to James Walpole.

    Tasting Menu

  • Last Emperor feature

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 ·

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

    The Last Emperor 3D

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Interview: Cherry Tobacco

“The material side of the movie is nothing compared to the warmth put there by the people who made it.” We speak to the co-director and lead actor of CHERRY TOBACCO.

Saturday, August 23, 2014


With unique access to the recordings of Ted Hughes reading what he considered his masterpiece, this film tells the story of CROW – a dark reworking of the Genesis story.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

House of Wax (1953)

Horror needs to be tactile and tangible, according to Hiu M. Chan, in her review of HOUSE OF WAX.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Monsters University

The bar is high for MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, but it doesn’t completely fail, according to Lizzie Scourfield.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Short Fusion: Petit Frere

“Youth” comedy can often feel forced. PETIT FRÈRE, however, feels easy and fresh. Robbie Griffiths spoke to director Rémi St-Michel about his short film.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Free Range/Ballad On Approving Of The World

Woollen tank-tops have never looked so cool, writes Edd Elliott.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Short Fusion: Baby Mary

We spoke to Kris Swanberg about her short BABY MARY, in which a little girl in Chicago takes a neglected toddler under her wing.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Short Fusion: Charlie Says

CHARLIE SAYS tells the brooding story of a young boy, and the consequences of a (relatively) innocent lie he tells while on holiday with his family. See it at CFF2014.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


A film where nothing (and yet everything) happens, Cesc Gay’s FICTION is intensely – and authentically – romantic, writes Rebecca Naughten. See it at CFF2014.

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Mad Magician

Elegant little period shocker, with a nicely modulated performance by Vincent Price, and which gives a whole new meaning to ‘Buzz-Kill’, writes Stephen Watson.