• 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

    Well

  • 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

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

My Cousin Rachel

The new MY COUSIN RACHEL adaptation is a competent melodrama, but one that never sinks its hooks in deep enough, writes Roshan Matharu.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)

A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kati Kati

An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Liyana

An inspirational tale of a group of children brought together by a fictional character, showing the power of storytelling, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Inxeba (The Wound)

A brave and fascinating film that tackles a culturally sensitive subject, concludes Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Papeli (Butterfly)

This beautiful, slow-moving meditation on rural family life in Iran is stunningly photographed, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

The African Who Wanted to Fly

An extraordinary tale of a Gabonese martial arts champion, told with warmth and humour, says Mike Boyd from the Durban International Film Festival.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

It Comes At Night

Trey Edwards Shults offers an unnerving study into the inner workings of human emotion, American paranoia, and family.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

Mike Boyd is at the Durban International Film Festival, the largest and longest-running film festival in Africa.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Song To Song

Although beautiful, Terrence Malick’s ethereal and dreamlike approach to storytelling may finally be wearing a little thin, gripes Jim Ross at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

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