• 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…


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Starred Up

Led from the front by an astonishing performance from Jack O’Connell, STARRED UP gives the British prison film exactly what it needs: a kick up the arse, writes Gavin Midgley.

Under The Skin | TakeOneCFF.com
Monday, March 31, 2014

Under The Skin

UNDER THE SKIN is a curious, disquieting and perplexingly superb piece of guerilla surrealism, writes Jim Ross.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Rocket

Kim Mordaunt’s THE ROCKET is an adventure set in war-ravaged Laos, seen from a feisty young boy’s point of view. Charming but predictable, writes Emma Wilkinson.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Interview with Dave Gillam

We spoke to the director of Wales One World Film Festival, which probably offers the most accurate definition of what world cinema should be, writes Hiu Chan.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Wales One World Film Festival

When a cultural event like the Wales One World Film Festival is conducted with such passion and love, the warmth can always be felt, writes Hiu Chan.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Dolphin Burger Studios Presents

Dolphin Burger Studios is a group of disabled animators based in Brighton. We spoke to director Harry Hunt about their latest project, a remake of Peter Gabriel’s SLEDGEHAMMER video.

The Zero Theorem | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Zero Theorem

Another year, another Terry Gilliam slice of imaginative dystopian hell: THE ZERO THEOREM still feels a bit humdrum for a director who is a visionary at his best.

The Voorman Problem | TakeOneCFF.com | Image from Honlodge Productions Ltd
Monday, March 17, 2014

The Voorman Problem

THE VOORMAN problem is a well executed short with amusing and engaging lead performances. Jim Ross reviews the 2014 Oscars nominee.

The Story of Yonosuke | TakeOneCFF.com | Image from Third Window Films
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Story of Yonosuke

Noel Megahey reviews the relatively simple and heart-warming tales of youthful friendship that form THE STORY OF YONOSUKE

The Grand Budapest Hotel | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL is a delightful chocolate box of a film, with Wes Anderson beginning to show his artistic soul, writes Jim Ross