• Victoria 2

    Saturday, June 24, 2017 ·

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

    Victoria

  • GENTLE_2017

    Friday, June 23, 2017 ·

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

    A Gentle Creature

  • BERLI_2017

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 ·

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

    Berlin Syndrome

  • john

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ·

    The third half of John Cheshire’s diary entries from the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! But what did he discover? What cinematic secrets will he divulge? Read on to find out more!

    Cannes Diary 2017 #3

  • INTHE_2017

    Friday, June 2, 2017 ·

    A story about terrorism in a time that seems ravaged by it, IN THE FADE excels in its heartfelt portrayal of grief in the wake of an attack.

    In The Fade

  • twin peaks feat

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 ·

    By retaining what made the original series so groundbreaking and doubling down on the weirdness, Twin Peaks shines in a very welcome return.

    Twin Peaks: The Return

  • t1selfie

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 ·

    Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes Diary 2017 #2

  • the_square_h_2017

    Monday, May 29, 2017 ·

    All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.

    The Square

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Warrior Road

Henrie’s portrayal of Joseph highlights the fragility and changeability of youth.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Alba

Family relationships, illnesses, the pain of adolescence and the dynamics of bullying are laid bare in ALBA.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Camera Catalonia: Ramon Lamarca

Toby Miller caught up with Cambridge Film Festival programmer Ramon Lamarca to talk about cameras, Catalonia and the care-free nature of Catalonian society.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

One of us

Far from being preachy, ONE OF US allows its message to settle into the reader with such a subtlety it kills, writes Garry Pope.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Tomorrow

Tomorrow is a rousing French documentary concerning the state of the planet. Unlike your average end-of-the-world documentary, in which we are warned of things to come and accusingly faced with the exponential dangers we have caused. This is a more hopeful documentary, one in which the filmmakers examine solutions, rather than problems. Directed by Cyril [...]

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Ukranian Sheriffs

When a small southern Ukrainian village is 20 kilometres from the nearest police intervention, ‘who you gonna call?’… The Ukrainian Sheriffs. In the village of Stara Zburjivka, two deputised sheriffs are instated to watch over the land and mediate any problems the village people may come upon. Filmed as a factual documentary in a style [...]

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Friday, October 21, 2016

SHORT FUSION: Confection Interview

Day Moibi sat down with Ed Rigg to discuss his latest short film, Confection.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Cloudy Sunday

Cloudy Sunday is a graceful, thought-provoking drama from Greek director Manousos Manousakis.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

This documentary is conventionally put together, but the story it tells is devastating in its impact.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Illegitimate

Most families have their fair share of tantrums. Few are likely to compare to the dysfunctional dynamics erupting in ILLEGITIMATE. The household horrors in this Romanian drama are grisly and unlikely to be ones you would want to witness alongside your mother, father or siblings. In exploding the niggling frustrations we usually repress in our [...]