• Every Secret Thing | Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 ·

    Although engaging and well-acted, EVERY SECRET THING lacks the visual imagination to take it up a level. Jim Ross writes from Tribeca.

    Every Secret Thing

    Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
  • Locke | TakeOneCFF.com

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 ·

    Tom Hardy drives to Hell in Steven Knight’s economical and compelling one-man drama, writes Gavin Midgley.


  • glove

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 ·

    On 30 April Crispin Glover will be at Cambridge APH performing a one-hour dramatic narration of his profusely illustrated books followed by a screening of his 35mm film, a Q&A session and a book signing.

    Crispin Glover comes to Cambridge

  • belfastfilm

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 ·

    If one of the roles of a good film festival is to restore your faith in cinema, the Belfast Film Festival does just that, writes Noel Megahey.

    Belfast Film Festival 2014

  • double

    Thursday, April 10, 2014 ·

    Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE is one of the most dull, yet unutterably infatuating films Jack McCurdy has watched in a long time.

    The Double

  • filmed

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 ·

    FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

    Filmed Up

  • kis

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 ·

    If you enjoyed A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM please take the chance to meet one of the greatest icons of Iranian cinema!

    Meet Mohammad Ali Talebi

  • borgman2

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Noel Megahey wonders whether Warmerdam’s modern-day troglodyte is a Lynchian icon of subconscious furies, or a Haneke-like threat to middle-class complacency…


The Railway Man | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Railway Man

After a shaky start, THE RAILWAY MAN emerges as a modestly moving portrayal of trauma and unlikely reconciliation, writes Gavin Midgley.

American Hustle | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

American Hustle

David O. Russell’s crime caper AMERICAN HUSTLE is an entertaining and sharp black comedy that rarely sags, writes Jim Ross.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Watch Africa

Hiu Chan reports back from Watch Africa, the first African Film Festival in Cardiff – and speaks to festival organiser Fadhili Maghiya.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Patience Stone

The quiet drama of THE PATIENCE STONE makes for a powerful viewing experience, writes Amanda Randall.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen’s third feature film is a graphic, mordant adaptation of Solomon Northup’s memoir of slavery, writes Ann Linden.

Saturday, January 11, 2014


Rosy Hunt reviewed DISTURBIA at Cambridge Film Festival in 2007. Just a quick note to show that we knew a long time ago that Shia LaBoeuf was feeble.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, January 10, 2014

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Justin Chadwick’s superficial overview of the late icon’s life fails to do justice to its subject, writes Gavin Midgley.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Josie Long: Let’s Go Adventure Tour

Read the Cambridge Q&A from award winning comedian Josie Long’s Let’s Go Adventure tour, which came to the Arts Picturehouse in November.

Anchorman 2 | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

“Pure random genius.” Alison Hicks sent us this report on whether the ANCHORMAN sequel lived up to its cult predecessor.

The Innocents | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, December 21, 2013

The Innocents

Re-released as part of the BFI’s Gothic strand, THE INNOCENTS is a work of haunting resonance, writes Gavin Midgley.