• BOTFA featured

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 ·

    Robert Weatherall has a problem or two with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.

    The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

  • the homesman featured

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    The harsh realities of THE HOMESMAN are made bearable by Hilary Swank’s gritty goodness, writes Nick Walker.

    The Homesman

  • when we were kings featured

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    When We Were Kings stands head and shoulders above the rest in its depiction of the greatness of Muhammad Ali, according to Edd Elliott.

    Retrospective: When We Were Kings

  • w&b2

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 ·

    Álex de la Iglesia returns to the mayhem and excess of his cinematic roots with WITCHING AND BITCHING.

    Witching and Bitching

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  • turner2

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ·

    The artistic highlights of Turner’s career writ large on the cinema screen in flesh and blood make this a cinematic delight, writes Mark Liversidge.

    Mr Turner

  • dana

    Monday, November 17, 2014 ·

    What, who and why female Ghostbusters?

    Ghostbustresses

  • poss2

    Sunday, November 16, 2014 ·

    This inspiring and heartwarming documentary charts the recovery of much-loved musician Edwyn Collins from a double stroke in 2005.

    The Possibilities are Endless

  • graef2

    Saturday, November 15, 2014 ·

    We speak to Professor Roger Graef OBE about storytelling, creative freedom and the documentary he “literally fled” from.

    Interview with Roger Graef

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Goodbye to Language 3D

Where does philosophy live in a world where we are saying goodbye to language? Perhaps it lies in the re-emergence of 3D in cinema?

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

National Gallery

Spend three hours in the National Gallery and there is absolutely no way you will cover as many of the goings-on as Wiseman’s documentary offers.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Fincher Retrospective: Class, Revolution and The Social Network

Edd Elliott considers the class connotations underlying David Fincher’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Spark: A Burning Man Story

SPARK: A BURNING MAN STORY’s enthusiasm begins delightful and ends sour, according to Arjun Sajip.

Come back africa features
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Come Back, Africa

COME BACK, AFRICA is a historical document worth remembering and re-watching, according to Arjun Sajip.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

We All Want What’s Best For Her

Mar Coll and Nora Navas have crafted a sympathetic and human portrait of a woman in crisis, writes Rebecca Naughten.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

West

Christian Schwochow’s 1970s-set period drama explores the Cold War division of the country, whose legacy is still felt within Germany today.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

CFF Shorts: Twins 2

From familial concerns in LA ISLA to alien invasion in THE LANDING: Emma Wilkinson looks at the value and dexterity of short filmmaking showcased at CFF2014.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Student Review: Before I Go To Sleep

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP is a well-structured, skilfully acted thriller which loses its effectiveness after it places its cards on the table, writes Elliot Wright.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Student Review: Palo Alto

Although amusing and thought provoking at times, Gia Coppola’s directorial debut drives toward style over substance, writes Katrina Smith.