• Victoria 2

    Saturday, June 24, 2017 ·

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

    Victoria

  • GENTLE_2017

    Friday, June 23, 2017 ·

    An allegorical look at the uncompromising Russian prison system, A GENTLE CREATURE starts strong but loses its potency midway, falling into a weak finale.

    A Gentle Creature

  • BERLI_2017

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 ·

    Cate Shortland’s sexual thriller examines themes of escape, desire and dependence while bringing to life the aesthetic beauty of the German capital.

    Berlin Syndrome

  • john

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ·

    The third half of John Cheshire’s diary entries from the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! But what did he discover? What cinematic secrets will he divulge? Read on to find out more!

    Cannes Diary 2017 #3

  • INTHE_2017

    Friday, June 2, 2017 ·

    A story about terrorism in a time that seems ravaged by it, IN THE FADE excels in its heartfelt portrayal of grief in the wake of an attack.

    In The Fade

  • twin peaks feat

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 ·

    By retaining what made the original series so groundbreaking and doubling down on the weirdness, Twin Peaks shines in a very welcome return.

    Twin Peaks: The Return

  • t1selfie

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 ·

    Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes Diary 2017 #2

  • the_square_h_2017

    Monday, May 29, 2017 ·

    All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.

    The Square

REVOL1_2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Revolution: Margy Kinmonth

Jim Moore spoke to director Margy Kinmonth about the political upheaval and creative innovation which formed the catalyst for her documentary.

NAPOL_2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Royal Festival Hall: Napoleon

“A cinema experience unlike no other!” Toby Forshaw reports back from the Royal Festival Hall after a screening of Abel Gance’s NAPOLEON.

ONETWO
Thursday, November 3, 2016

One Two

ONE TWO offers a twisted insight into the least rock and roll part of any performer’s day: the sound check.

numb-stills
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Numb

A tightly-plotted and well-executed thriller set in the snowy wastes and desolate pine forests of British Columbia.

STREE_2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

My pitch to James and Bob

Rosy Hunt spoke to the producer of the upcoming film A STREETCAT NAMED BOB: he’s feline great about this unique biopic.

CFF2016_NAKOM
Monday, October 31, 2016

Nakom

NAKOM follows a Ghanaian medical student who is forced from his studies when he hears that his father has died.

OTHER1_2016
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Other People

Chris Kelly’s OTHER PEOPLE hurts, like it happened to you or someone you know, writes Ann Linden.

fantasy1
Saturday, October 29, 2016

New Art for a New World

REVOLUTIONS takes as its starting point the explosion in creativity in the arts at the outset of the Russian Revolution.

CFF2016_EIMII
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Eimi Imanishi Interview

Day Moibi talks with filmmaker Eimi Imanishi about her directorial debut, BATTALION TO MY BEAT, which won the award for Best Short Film at the Cambridge African Film Festival 2016.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

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