Toby Miller speaks to BFI silent cinema curator Bryony Dixon on the Gerhard Lamprecht films playing at CFF34.
Caballero finds glimmers of human truth and dark comedy among the freakish, but if his goal was to entertain, it’s one he’s achieved admirably, writes Mark Liversidge.
De Rome’s love is infectious and convincing; we need pornography as much as we need novels, writes Ben Dalton.
Pawlikowski’s IDA is intuitive and intelligent and courageous, and it is hard to ask for more, writes Diana Leca
PEOPLE TO EACH OTHER proves an uneven piece of social commentary, according to Stephen Watson.
Emmanuelle Devos’ performance is at the heart of VIOLETTE, according to Hannah Clarkson.
IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE is a strong thriller with a streak of dark comedy, according Liam Woodcock.
The factory of JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING is other worldly, its insights almost post-human, according to Ben Dalton.
The tl;dr version of this Editor Blog is: we love you and we hope we’re helping you enjoy your voyage of discovery through the festival programme as much as we are.
MONICA Z is good, but maybe an opportunity missed, according to Stephen Watson.