• Main_Alba

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Alba does not shy away from displaying the whole truth of the young girl’s suffering; family relationships, illnesses, the pains of adolescence and the power dynamics of bullying are all laid bare in this brutally frank portrayal of Alba’s life.


  • SEXMA_2016

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Toby Miller caught up with Cambridge Film Festival programmer Ramon Lamarca to talk about cameras, Catalonia and the care-free nature of Catalonian society.

    Camera Catalonia: Ramon Lamarca

  • CFF2016_CLOUD

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Forbidden love in Nazi-Occupied Greece is the central topic of Cloudy Sunday, a gracefully illustrated, thought-provoking drama from Greek director Manousos Manousakis. The film, set in 1943 Thessaloniki, concerns the treacherous relationship between Estrea (Christina Hilla Fameli), a Jew, and Giorgos (Haris Frangoulis), a Christian. The film is complemented by music inspired by Vassilis Tsitsanis, [...]

    Cloudy Sunday

  • CFF2016_OLYMP

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    ‘He’s a black panther…That negro’s dangerous!…The negro’s got him!’ So runs the newsreel commentary on the 400 metres final in the Berlin Olympics of 1936. The surprise is that the ‘panther’ in question is not the celebrated Jesse Owens, winner of four gold medals in Berlin, but Archie Williams, one of the seventeen other black [...]

    Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

  • ILLEG1_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Most families have their fair share of tantrums. Few are likely to compare to the dysfunctional dynamics erupting in ILLEGITIMATE. The household horrors present in this Romanian drama are grisly and unlikely to be ones you would want to witness alongside your mother, father or siblings. In exploding the niggling frustrations we usually repress in [...]


  • INVER_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Behnam Behazadi’s subtly powerful Iranian drama ponders the nature of freedom in a closed society that is being choked in more ways than one.

    Inversion Review

  • ASING1_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Day Moibi sat down with Ryd Cook, Bridget Bradshaw and Carl Peck from Project Trident to discuss their latest short film “A Single to London”.

    SHORT FUSION: A Single to London Interview

  • MONST_2016

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 ·

    “And then one day the invisible man decided: ‘I will make them see me…’” John Cheshire reviews A MONSTER CALLS at BFI London Film Fest!

    A Monster Calls

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Homo Sapiens

HOMO SAPIENS will take you on reflective journey that encourages you to relish your inner thoughts, and contemplate what it really means to be human.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Heat Death of the Movie Universe

Jim Ross examines how the movie universes being created will eventually collapse, and be subject to the same science and laws as our own universe.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Childhood Of A Leader

Don’t throw stones in a fragile post-WWI European glasshouse! Jack Toye reviews THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Zero Days

Revealing the cyber-warfare trump card behind America’s military prowess. John Cheshire reviews Alex Gibney’s latest documentary at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Mr Pig

What do you get when a 75 year old man goes on the run with a hog in a van? Taking similarities from Hákonarson’s RAMS, MR PIG serves both human and porcine humour.

The Nice Guys | TakeOneCFF.com
Monday, June 20, 2016

The Nice Guys

THE NICE GUYS doesn’t break any moulds and is obviously a Shane Black creation – but that is precisely why it’s good. Jim Ross reviews.

A Hologram For The King | TakeOneCFF.com
Monday, June 20, 2016

A Hologram for the King

Despite the always-engaging Tom Hanks, the themes of A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING feel malnourished and an imitation of better films. Jim Ross reviews.

Sunday, June 19, 2016


Lock up your stick insects! The Nordic Food Lab are coming! Jack Toye reviews Andreas Johnsen’s BUGS at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Monday, June 13, 2016

Interview with Joanna Hogg

Mike O’Brien spoke to filmmaker Joanna Hogg: “a daring and mischievous artist, and a major British talent whose next move will be intriguing.”

Saturday, May 21, 2016

It’s Only The End Of The World

Sombre, reflective and as divisive as ever at the Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye reviews Xavier Dolan’s latest feature