• 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

  • Amour Fou feature

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 ·

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

    Amour Fou

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    Monday, September 8, 2014 ·

    The CONNECTIONS strand of shorts at CFF explored the links and bonds between families; strangers; the person someone was and the one they may become.

    Short Fusion: Connection

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.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Short Fusion: Cowboy Ben

A man drinks with his friend in a bar on his birthday… but all is not as it seems. COWBOY BEN screens as part of CFF2014′s short film strand.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Finding Vivian Maier

An air of French sophistication, intense privacy, a peripatetic pack-rat’s mound of carefully packed-up junk and a camera around her neck. FINDING VIVIAN MAIER.