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Friday, June 30, 2017

Strange Weather

By placing her faith in her own direction and characters, and not plot histrionics, Katherine Dieckmann’s intensely personal story feels all the more universal, writes Jim Ross at Edinburgh Film Festival.

Sueño en Otro Idioma | TAKE ONE
Friday, June 30, 2017

Sueño en Otro Idioma

SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA, driven by excellent visual and acting work, delivers on most of the themes in a beautiful and heartbreaking script. Jim Ross reviews at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Access All Areas | TAKE ONE
Friday, June 30, 2017

Access All Areas

Part road-trip film, part youthful adventure, ACCESS ALL AREAS is a journey of self-discovery for four frustrated teens. Mike Boyd reviews this world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

This Beautiful Fantastic

This empty lacking. This quirky cutesy. This sugary syrupy. This irksome irritating. Jim Ross reviews THIS BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Glory (Slava) | TAKE ONE
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Glory (Slava)

GLORY (SLAVA) is an effective drama, using its characters to draw us into a bleak film infused with satire and dark humour. Jim Ross reviews from Edinburgh International Film Festival

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Monday, June 26, 2017

The Dark Mile

The portrayal of sinister Scottish hicks in THE DARK MILE is, Jim Ross would like to think, mostly absurd to anyone north of the Watford Gap…

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Victoria

Harrowing, single-take brilliance: A visually-stunning, heart-stopping story set in the dark heart of Berlin, pushing cinematic boundaries to exhilarating heights.

Featured
Friday, June 23, 2017

Maya Dardel

Despite an engaging performance, Lena Olin is unable to save this pretentious story of a writer trying to find the executor of her estate, says Jim Ross.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

A Gentle Creature

An allegorical look at the uncompromising Russian prison system, A GENTLE CREATURE starts strong but loses its potency midway, falling into a weak finale.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Berlin Syndrome

Cate Shortland’s sexual thriller examines themes of escape, desire and dependence while bringing to life the aesthetic beauty of the German capital.