• Satrapi

    Monday, July 13, 2015 ·

    Alison Hicks reviews THE VOICES, and speaks to creator Marjane “Persepolis” Satrapi about this surprisingly funny film featuring an abundance of body parts stacked in Tupperware.

    The Voices

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    Thursday, June 25, 2015 ·

    Jake Gavin’s treatment of homelessness, HECTOR, sits somewhere between CATHY COME HOME and THE FISHER KING, writes Jack Toye.


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    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.

    Mr Holmes

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    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    “You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.

    The Hallow

  • Accidental-Love

    Monday, June 15, 2015 ·

    Billed simply as a “star-studded, wacky romantic comedy,” ACCIDENTAL LOVE is actually many things, writes Alison Hicks.

    Accidental Love

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    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to composer Laura Rossi about her experience writing music for BFI Silent Film JANE SHORE, currently touring the UK.

    Interview with Laura Rossi

  • valley2

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ·

    Metaphysics, mortality and marriage sweat it out in the arid desert of Death Valley, California, in Guillaume Nicloux’s new feature, VALLEY OF LOVE.

    Valley of Love

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    Saturday, May 23, 2015 ·

    Let last entry’s queuing situation be the only cloud on the horizon for this year’s Cannes Festival. In truth, it has been a wondrous experience.

    Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 9 – 11

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Days 5 & 6

Live from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye predicts the Palme D’Or, and reviews entries by László Nemes and Miguel Gomes.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Interview with Jason Wood

“West End arts venues are ghettoising films and making them a province for the rich. Art should be for everybody.” We spoke to Jason Wood of HOME MANCHESTER

Monday, May 18, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 4

Jack sees his first film of the festival in the Quinzaine des Realisateurs strand, Miguel Gomes’ ARABIAN NIGHTS

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 3

“I’m sorry, I just don’t find a film about sheep or elderly shepherds that interesting, at least not in the hands of this director.”

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 2

And so, to the first full day of films at Cannes!

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 1

It’s Cannes Film Festival time, and Jack Toye is in the South of France reporting for Take One again. Blooming fantastique!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Long Goodbye & Altman

Altman’s legacy has been done few favours by the documentary made in his name, writes Andrew Nickolds. Better to learn about him from films such as THE LONG GOODBYE.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Accidental Love

On June 19th, the ginger stepchild of David O. Russell will finally make an appearance: formerly known as NAILED, it will hit cinemas as ACCIDENTAL LOVE.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Far from the Madding Crowd

Vinterberg’s adaptation of the Hardy classic doesn’t quite gel, despite Carey Mulligan’s strong and subtle central performance, writes Andrew Nickolds.

Monday, April 27, 2015

On Your Feet, Woman!

We spoke to the creators of this hot and heavy wrestling film, screened at BFI Flare, London’s LGBT Film Festival this year.