• blood1

    Sunday, July 20, 2014 ·

    British Horror doesn’t get much more weird and subversive than BLOOD ON SATAN’S CLAW, according to Edd Elliott.

    Blood On Satan’s Claw

  • Til Madness 600x340

    Sunday, June 29, 2014 ·

    ‘TIL MADNESS DO US PART is a world of delirium but also of sensation, patiently exposed by the director, Wang Bin. Tianyi Shen reviews at EIFF.

    ‘Til Madness Do Us Part

  • palo alto 2

    Saturday, June 28, 2014 ·

    Closer to MYSTERIOUS SKIN than CLUELESS in its treatment of American teenagers, PALO ALTO is a fine calling card for another member of the talented Coppola clan.

    Palo Alto

  • Snow-Piercer2

    Friday, June 27, 2014 ·

    Tilda Swinton is a joy to hate but Bong Joon-Ho’s editing lets down the weird and wonderful SNOWPIERCER, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival.


  • fugitive1

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 ·

    A little-seen gem of a movie, with a captivating young lead and ground-breaking style, writes Sarah Lambert.

    Little Fugitive

  • slap

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ·

    Screened at the Cameo Picturehouse as part of the EIFF shorts programme, YOUTH IN FLAMES illustrates the burning bright nature of adolescence.

    EIFF Shorts: Youth In Flames

  • hellion

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Kat Candler’s debut feature HELLION is a mature study on the breakdown in a family following the crumbling away of parental responsibility, writes Jack Toye.


  • Midi1

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Tianyi Shen spoke to Burmese-Taiwanese director Midi Z at EIFF about his film ICE POISON, a dark and elegant depiction of Myanmar’s crystal meth scene.

    Interview with Midi Z

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Josie Long: Let’s Go Adventure Tour

Read the Cambridge Q&A from award winning comedian Josie Long’s Let’s Go Adventure tour, which came to the Arts Picturehouse in November.

Anchorman 2 | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

“Pure random genius.” Alison Hicks sent us this report on whether the ANCHORMAN sequel lived up to its cult predecessor.

The Innocents | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, December 21, 2013

The Innocents

Re-released as part of the BFI’s Gothic strand, THE INNOCENTS is a work of haunting resonance, writes Gavin Midgley.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Interview with Laura Colella

We spoke to the writer/director/editor of BREAKFAST WITH CURTIS: a film Paul Thomas Anderson called “a smile from beginning to end”.

Blue Is the Warmest Colour | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, December 13, 2013

Blue Is the Warmest Colour

Abdellatif Kechiche’s Palme d’Or-winning drama is an extraordinarily vivid portrayal of the highs and lows of love, writes Gavin Midgley.

Monday, December 9, 2013


Brownlow’s beautiful and brilliant restoration of Gance’s NAPOLEON (1927) is an eye-popping spectacle, writes Amanda Randall.

Computer Chess | TakeOneCFF.com
Sunday, December 8, 2013

Computer Chess

Andrew Bujalski’s bizarre curio raises big questions about technology and the nature of intelligence, writes Jim Moore.

Friday, December 6, 2013


Spike Lee’s remake of OLDBOY is a noble yet pointless and perfunctory attempt to retell the story for the subtitle-phobic, writes Patrick Fowler.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Faust (Jan Švankmajer)

Dark, witty and utterly inspired, Švankmajer’s FAUST is a work of maniacal genius, writes Hannah Clarkson.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013


Alexander Payne demonstrates a humanity that has defined his career with his warm, humorous road movie NEBRASKA, writes Andrew Nickolds.