• 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

AQUIE1_2017
Saturday, July 1, 2017

A Quiet Heart

A QUIET HEART weaves an engaging personal tale into a landscape of religious tension, writes Jim Ross from Edinburgh Film Festival.

Feature
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Romans

A film that presses on raw nerve endings, Jim Ross reviews the story of a man coming to terms with childhood abuse, boasting perhaps Orlando Bloom’s paramount performance.

Baby Driver | TAKE ONE
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Baby Driver

With its central story of loss, family and idealistic romance, BABY DRIVER functions as perfect five-star, popcorn entertainment. This is the Hollywood movie perfected, writes Peter Thompson.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Strange Weather

By placing her faith in her own direction and characters, and not plot histrionics, Katherine Dieckmann’s intensely personal story feels all the more universal, writes Jim Ross at Edinburgh Film Festival.

Sueño en Otro Idioma | TAKE ONE
Friday, June 30, 2017

Sueño en Otro Idioma

SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA, driven by excellent visual and acting work, delivers on most of the themes in a beautiful and heartbreaking script. Jim Ross reviews at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Access All Areas | TAKE ONE
Friday, June 30, 2017

Access All Areas

Part road-trip film, part youthful adventure, ACCESS ALL AREAS is a journey of self-discovery for four frustrated teens. Mike Boyd reviews this world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

This Beautiful Fantastic

This empty lacking. This quirky cutesy. This sugary syrupy. This irksome irritating. Jim Ross reviews THIS BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Glory (Slava) | TAKE ONE
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Glory (Slava)

GLORY (SLAVA) is an effective drama, using its characters to draw us into a bleak film infused with satire and dark humour. Jim Ross reviews from Edinburgh International Film Festival

THEDA_2017
Monday, June 26, 2017

The Dark Mile

The portrayal of sinister Scottish hicks in THE DARK MILE is, Jim Ross would like to think, mostly absurd to anyone north of the Watford Gap…

Victoria 2
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Victoria

Harrowing, single-take brilliance: A visually-stunning, heart-stopping story set in the dark heart of Berlin, pushing cinematic boundaries to exhilarating heights.

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