Peer pressure and teenage bullying have rarely been as agonising and intensely distressing as they are in Michel Franco’s latest, AFTER LUCIA. Ed Frost reviews at the London Film Festival.
Ed Frost, at the London Film Festival, reviews EVERYDAY – Michael Winterbottom’s latest feature; a project elegantly pieced together and filmed over the space of five years.
Marrying perfectly judged humour with incessant imagination, ERNEST AND CELESTINE is an absolute joy; an almost faultless 80-minute burst of unabashed delight, writes Ed Frost at the London Film Festival.
Measured and well plotted, OUR CHILDREN is a tough watch and a hefty story from Joachim Lafosse. Ed Frost reviews at the London Film Festival.
CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER is a shrewd, likeable and well-meaning indie that couples sympathetic performances with fine writing and sincere humour, writes Ed Frost at the London Film Festival.
IT WAS THE SON becomes distractingly frenetic, disoriented by its own irritatingly mismatched tonal shifts that build towards an unsatisfying experience, writes Ed Frost at London Film Festival.
THE WE AND THE I is the latest offering from distinctive French director Michel Gondry, and is the finest he has been since THE ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, writes Ed Frost at London Film Festival.
EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN starts as an original depiction of two siblings at war, yet whatever boldness it carries eventually fades away into murky obscurity, writes Ed Frost at the London Film Festival.