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    Sunday, July 20, 2014 ·

    British Horror doesn’t get much more weird and subversive than BLOOD ON SATAN’S CLAW, according to Edd Elliott.

    Blood On Satan’s Claw

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    Sunday, June 29, 2014 ·

    ‘TIL MADNESS DO US PART is a world of delirium but also of sensation, patiently exposed by the director, Wang Bin. Tianyi Shen reviews at EIFF.

    ‘Til Madness Do Us Part

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    Saturday, June 28, 2014 ·

    Closer to MYSTERIOUS SKIN than CLUELESS in its treatment of American teenagers, PALO ALTO is a fine calling card for another member of the talented Coppola clan.

    Palo Alto

  • Snow-Piercer2

    Friday, June 27, 2014 ·

    Tilda Swinton is a joy to hate but Bong Joon-Ho’s editing lets down the weird and wonderful SNOWPIERCER, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival.


  • fugitive1

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 ·

    A little-seen gem of a movie, with a captivating young lead and ground-breaking style, writes Sarah Lambert.

    Little Fugitive

  • slap

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ·

    Screened at the Cameo Picturehouse as part of the EIFF shorts programme, YOUTH IN FLAMES illustrates the burning bright nature of adolescence.

    EIFF Shorts: Youth In Flames

  • hellion

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Kat Candler’s debut feature HELLION is a mature study on the breakdown in a family following the crumbling away of parental responsibility, writes Jack Toye.


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    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Tianyi Shen spoke to Burmese-Taiwanese director Midi Z at EIFF about his film ICE POISON, a dark and elegant depiction of Myanmar’s crystal meth scene.

    Interview with Midi Z

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Cannes Diary 2014

Day One at Cannes Film Festival: In which Jack pops his TGV cherry, fends off French queues and goes to an English pub by mistake.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Rebel Without A Cause

Following its recent screening at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Wyndham Wise offers the first-time viewer a sort of “Rebel Without A Cause” For Dummies.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Interview with Ryan Coogler

FRUITVALE STATION highlights how hard it can be to stay on the right track when the odds are stacked against you. We spoke to the director at Sundance London.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Chinese Visual Festival Report

Hiu Chan speaks to Tibetan director Pema Tsedan at the fourth annual Chinese Visual Festival.

Sunday, May 11, 2014


Jeremiah Humphreys, a long time fan of Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” novel, looks at Neil Burger’s adaptation, which screened at Norwich Film Festival.

Blue Ruin | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, May 9, 2014

Blue Ruin

Jeremy Saulnier’s tense and twitchy revenge drama offers plenty of suspense and a strong central performance from Macon Blair, writes Gavin Midgley.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Interview with Bruce Glover

After our interview with Crispin was cut short, we got in touch with his brilliant dad, Bruce, who offered some insights into his own acting career and teaching philosophy.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Interview with Crispin Glover

Leanne Tyers speaks to actor, auteur, artist and performer Crispin Glover about Timothy Carey, Andy Kaufman, guilty pleasures and the monomyth.

Calvary | TakeOneCFF.com
Monday, April 28, 2014


John Michael McDonagh’s black comedy drama reveals a 21st century Ireland unmoored from the old certainties of the past, writes Jim Moore.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Interview with Marjane Satrapi

We spoke to Marjane “Persepolis” Satrapi at Sundance, about THE VOICES – a surprisingly funny film featuring an abundance of dismembered body parts stacked in Tupperware.