Slick, polemical and beautifully rendered, FLYING BLIND is reminiscent of the best of BBC crime drama, but with a painterly mise-en-scène, writes Hannah Clarkson.
On Thursday in Sawston, CFF celebrates the works of Georges Méliès with a screening of the restored version of his most famous work, A TRIP TO THE MOON, followed by THE EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGE.
Hans-Christian Schmid’s melancholy domestic drama is a sensitive, realistic portrayal of a family walking on eggshells, and the tragedy that awaits when they begin to crack, writes Lillie Davidson.
All sushi lovers should make sure they see JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI: a loving portrait of Jiro Ono, the 85-year-old proprietor of the beloved Tokyo sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro. The story is woven in a dreamlike fashion with close-up shots of freshly made fish, shots inside the kitchen and the infamous fish market. The simple, [...]
After opening the Cambridge Film Festival with his new film HOPE SPRINGS, Jim Ross spoke to director David Frankel about the film and how hard it is to make interesting and challenging films in Hollywood.
Blandly competent film-making at its anodyne best: Keith Braithwaite reviews the French comedy STARBUCK, screened at Cambridge Film Festival.
Jim Ross reviews DOUDEGE WÉNKEL, a police thriller from Luxermbourgian director Christophe Wagner that premiered in the UK at the Cambridge Film Festival.
Alfred Hitchcock’s favourite plot, the innocent man on the run, is given the most expansive treatment in NORTH BY NORTHWEST. It is THE 39 STEPS on steroids; it is Hitchcock trying to out-Hitchcock himself, writes Gavin Midgley.