• Every Secret Thing | Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 ·

    Although engaging and well-acted, EVERY SECRET THING lacks the visual imagination to take it up a level. Jim Ross writes from Tribeca.

    Every Secret Thing

    Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
  • Locke | TakeOneCFF.com

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 ·

    Tom Hardy drives to Hell in Steven Knight’s economical and compelling one-man drama, writes Gavin Midgley.


  • glove

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 ·

    On 30 April Crispin Glover will be at Cambridge APH performing a one-hour dramatic narration of his profusely illustrated books followed by a screening of his 35mm film, a Q&A session and a book signing.

    Crispin Glover comes to Cambridge

  • belfastfilm

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 ·

    If one of the roles of a good film festival is to restore your faith in cinema, the Belfast Film Festival does just that, writes Noel Megahey.

    Belfast Film Festival 2014

  • double

    Thursday, April 10, 2014 ·

    Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE is one of the most dull, yet unutterably infatuating films Jack McCurdy has watched in a long time.

    The Double

  • filmed

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 ·

    FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

    Filmed Up

  • kis

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 ·

    If you enjoyed A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM please take the chance to meet one of the greatest icons of Iranian cinema!

    Meet Mohammad Ali Talebi

  • borgman2

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Noel Megahey wonders whether Warmerdam’s modern-day troglodyte is a Lynchian icon of subconscious furies, or a Haneke-like threat to middle-class complacency…


Sunday, September 29, 2013

Project Wild Thing

Amanda Randall asks: “Isn’t there another way to encourage interaction with nature that doesn’t involve creating a gigantic carbon footprint?”

Sunday, September 29, 2013

A World Not Ours

“A WORLD NOT OURS quickly establishes itself as a deeply personal portrait, captured almost by accident amongst a wider political polemic.”

My Beautiful Country | TakeOneCFF.com
Sunday, September 29, 2013

My Beautiful Country

This Kosovo-set war drama is emotionally engaging despite its overly familiar plot and characters, writes Gavin Midgley.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Cambridge Film Festival’s second Surprise Film is a fascinating depiction of a difficult time in American history, writes Owen Baker.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Operation Bethlehem

Bethlehem is divided, literally, by a giant illegal wall of concrete dividing Palestine and Israeli areas. Sarah Acton reviews Leila Sansour’s OPERATION BETHLEHEM.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

A Story of Children and Film

Cousins’ own childlike joy in the camera is manifest throughout A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM, writes Amanda Randall.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The Man Whose Mind Exploded

Hannah Clarkson reviews this touching portrait of Drako Zarhazar, THE MAN WHOSE MIND EXPLODED.

Sunday, September 29, 2013


BLACKBIRD is a beautiful drama about Scottish folk traditions and values, but a style over substance approach lets it down, writes Sarah Acton.

The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear
Sunday, September 29, 2013

The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear

Hannah Clarkson recounts the stories of the young dreamers in Tinatin Gurchiani’s quietly astonishing THE MACHINE WHICH MAKES EVERYTHING DISAPPEAR.

Emperor | TakeOneCFF.com
Sunday, September 29, 2013


EMPEROR deals with an interesting moment in the aftermath of World War II, but Owen Baker isn’t convinced by its treatment of history.