• japan

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 ·

    “It only happens in the movies”? There are certain things that only happen in Japanese movies, writes Noel Megahey at the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

    Japanese Cinema and Encounters

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  • bm

    Monday, January 26, 2015 ·

    Relying on bawdy humour and a hip, anti-establishment attitude, MEATBALLS is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Tripper (Bill Murray in his first starring role).

    Meatballs

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  • wander1

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 ·

    The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…

    The Wanderers

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  • clueless

    Sunday, January 11, 2015 ·

    Jack Stocker reviews BEYOND CLUELESS, an experimental documentary which describes itself as “part adolescent fever dream, part roving visual essay”.

    Beyond Clueless

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  • porky's

    Saturday, January 10, 2015 ·

    PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.

    Porky’s

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  • hammu

    Friday, January 9, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font about his entertaining and provocative Catalan adaptation of OTHELLO, screened at CFF2014

    Font’s Othello

  • agirl2

    Thursday, January 8, 2015 ·

    Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.

    A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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  • CL

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 ·

    Toby Miller speaks to Charlie Lyne, the Bertolt Brecht/David Attenborough of the teen movie genre, about his documentary BEYOND CLUELESS.

    Interview with Charlie Lyne

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Faut souffrir pour être belle

The tl;dr version of this Editor Blog is: we love you and we hope we’re helping you enjoy your voyage of discovery through the festival programme as much as we are.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Monica Z

MONICA Z is good, but maybe an opportunity missed, according to Stephen Watson.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

M

The Fritz Lang classic, M, is obviously worth another watch, according to Sarah Lambert.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

How I Came To Hate Maths

HOW I CAME TO HATE MATHS is worth showing to the kids, according to Sarah Dillon

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Giuseppe Tornatore: Every Film My First Film

GUISEPPE TORNATORE: EVERY FILM MY FIRST FILM is a portrait of the great man, but not necessarily one we all want, according to Mike Levy.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Home from Home

HOME FROM HOME is a monumental work, and a true successor to Edgar Reitz’s HEIMAT series, according to Mike O’Brien.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Overnighters

Jesse Moss’ documentary is a story about work, masculinity, faith and the difficulty of doing good, writes Jim Moore.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Seven Streets, Two Markets And A Wedding

SEVEN STREETS, TWO MARKETS AND A WEDDING exposes the very mechanics and building of London in great style, according to Ben Dalton,

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

War Story

Taut and well crafted, WAR STORY follows the recovery of a war photographer. Amanda Randall.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Woman Who Dares

At its height, there is something both innovative and truimphant in THE WOMAN WHO DARES, according to Liam Woodcock.