BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP is a well-structured, skilfully acted thriller which loses its effectiveness after it places its cards on the table, writes Elliot Wright.
Although amusing and thought provoking at times, Gia Coppola’s directorial debut drives toward style over substance, writes Katrina Smith.
John Cassavetes’ semi-improvised debut film still has an immediacy and realism that outpaces many modern indies, writes Jim Moore.
In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.
CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.
THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.
WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.
THE LAST EMPEROR 3D is a worthy conversion that enhances the film thematically as well as visually, according to James Walpole.
AMOUR FOU sends its audience into contortions with its stifling uneasiness, according to Edd Elliott.
The CONNECTIONS strand of shorts at CFF explored the links and bonds between families; strangers; the person someone was and the one they may become.