• The Handmaiden

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    The shadow of Brian De Palma looms over Park Chan-Wook’s impressive psychological thriller, writes Jim Moore.

    The Handmaiden

  • GOG2016

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    The 3D Film Archive was founded in 1990 by award-winning producer, author and film archivist Bob Furmanek, who we’ll be welcoming to the Cambridge Film Festival this year. The Archive is the first organisation dedicated to saving and preserving our stereoscopic film heritage. Cambridge 105’s Toby Miller spoke to Bob about the archive rarities which [...]


  • China II (1930)

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    The BFI’s collection of archive footage from China is drawn together by Ruth Chan’s excellent score, writes Mark Liversidge.

    Around China With A Movie Camera

    Brothers Review
  • SALOM_2016

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    The silent film SALOMÉ brings together gay icons Oscar Wilde and Alla Nazimova in an intoxicating cocktail of high art and high camp.


  • LBOT2

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    A strong cast runs aground in a soggy, lighthouse-bound melodrama set after the First World War. You know from the moment the steam train chuffs across the vast Western Australian landscape (actually New Zealand) accompanied by the sweeping strings of Alexandre Desplat’s score that you’re in the presence of an Adapted Best-Seller. In these accoutrements [...]

    The Light Between Oceans

  • AUFEI_2016

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    An unexpected death after a party leads to a host of recriminations and betrayals in this dark German drama.

    Auf Einmal

  • BODKI1_2016

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ·

    Those who believe ours is more than a black and white world, and likewise in film genre, should watch this melted fiction and documentary with interest.

    Bodkin Ras

  • CFF2016_THEKI

    Monday, October 24, 2016 ·

    Toby Miller of Bums on Seats sits down with filmmakers Daniel Fawcett and Clara Pais, to discuss their latest film, The Kingdom of Shadows.

    The Kingdom of Shadows Interview

Monday, March 7, 2016

Watersprite: Quests

The “Quests” collection at Watersprite is made up of four different short films, all about characters on journeys, writes Garry Pope.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Watersprite: Self-Questioning

Garry Pope reviews “Self-Questioning”, a set of short films from three frighteningly talented directors, at the 2016 Watersprite Festival.

Monday, February 29, 2016


Investigative journalism, but not as we know it – not from the movies, anyway. Andrew Nickolds reviews SPOTLIGHT

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Who’s Who at the Oscars

Rosy Hunt cherry-picks the Oscars’ most interesting, aesthetically pleasing and controversial.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Interview with Ed Talfan

We spoke to Ed “Hinterland” Talfan about his supernatural melodrama THE PASSING, which premieres on 10 March at Wales One World Film Festival.

Monday, February 22, 2016

PH Programmer Clare Binns

While representing Take One at Berlinale, Jack Toye spoke to Picturehouse exec Clare Binns about life in programming and acquisitions.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Reel Women: 25 Feb

A sneak preview of this month’s REEL WOMEN programme, showcasing local filmmakers and new features on general release.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

The Survivalist

What’s your favourite post-apocalyptic dystopia? Rosy Hunt reviews Stephen Fingleton’s sharp sci-fi, THE SURVIVALIST.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Interview with Sara Jordenö

At Berlinale Jack Toye meets the director of KIKI: a coming of age story about agency, resilience and the transformative artform that is Voguing.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The End

If Depardieu goes down to the woods today… Fearless filmmaker Guillaume Nicloux premiers THE END at this year’s Berlinale.