• 120 BPM Feat

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    120 BPM might be the first film to successfully capture the larger experience of HIV and AIDS sufferers while not losing sight of their struggle on a personal level, writes Mark Liversidge.

    120 BPM

  • WELL1_2017

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    Four sex workers and two gangsters walk into a gas station… Sounds like a setup for a Quentin Tarantino film? WELL certainly has its share of humour and cartoonish violence, writes Noel Megahey


  • INTHE1_2017

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    The theme of Catalan director Rudy Gnutti’s latest work is no less than the future of mankind (spoiler alert: some hope – but not that much).

    In the Same Boat

  • No Lands Song Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    A thought-provoking look at women’s rights in Iran, through the power of the female voice.

    No Land’s Song

  • lingur

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Q&A with Erlingur Thoroddsen, the director of RIFT, hosted by Rosy Hunt, at the Cambridge Film Festival 2017

    Q&A with the director of RIFT

  • Tonight She Comes Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    TONIGHT SHE COMES is a smorgasbord of over-the-top gore, sex, evil hillbillies, satanic blood sacrifices and the supernatural, writes April McIntyre.

    Tonight She Comes

  • IAMAS1_2017

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Are we the spies, or the spied upon? How does the personal become public and the public become personal?

    Microcinema: I am a Spy

  • VICTO_2017

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 ·

    VICTORIA & ABDUL is a British feel-good film with an uncomfortable undertone of historical revisionism, writes Ben Jones.

    Victoria & Abdul

Battle Of The Sexes Feat
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Battle of the Sexes

The story is a gift and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris pick it up and run all the way with it, writes Andrew Nickolds.

Saturday, October 21, 2017


Toby Miller of Bums on Seats spoke to Eleanor Halsall of German Screen Studies Network about super silent SHIRAZ, screening at the Cambridge Film Festival this year.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Resistance Is Life

Meet the mighty Evlin, an 8 year old refugee on the Turkish-Syrian border. Yozzie Osman reviews the “astonishing, rousing” film RESISTANCE IS LIFE

A Taste of Ink Feat
Friday, October 13, 2017

A Taste Of Ink

A TASTE OF INK is a tense, emotionally honest family drama, writes Ben Johnston.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

My Friend Dahmer

John Cheshire reviews MY FRIEND DAHMER, which is performing well at Tribeca, Cannes and Deauville Film Festivals and fast approaching its cinema release,

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


CROWHURST is a true story of British derring-do which goes severely wrong. It represents the flip-side of the British Empire — a tale of adventure and exploration that was never taught in schools.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


A face in the flames, a red veined glass ingot and a rotting house on the brink of collapse. Aronofsky’s MOTHER! begins as it ends, writes John Cheshire.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Big Sick

The Big Sick lures audiences in with gooey, romantic squishiness – before delving into more serious (but still hilarious) territory, writes April McIntyre.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Frightfest 2017 #1

#takeonerecommends five fine Frightfest films from 2017.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Focus on Italy: L’Attesa

Our series of features focusing on Italian cinema begins with Noel Megahey’s reflections on L’ATTESA, based on a play by Luigi Pirandello.