• blood1

    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

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  • 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.

    Snowpiercer

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  • 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

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  • 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.

    Hellion

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  • Midi1

    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

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Borgman

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…

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Visitors

Reggio follows up his QATSI trilogy with a celebration of the beauty of the world, laced with a warning about the danger of losing touch with nature and with our very souls.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

10th China Indie Film Fest

The China Independent Film Fest is an important platform for Chinese indie filmmakers who are confounded by censorship in their own country. We spoke to one of the organisers.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Starred Up

Led from the front by an astonishing performance from Jack O’Connell, STARRED UP gives the British prison film exactly what it needs: a kick up the arse, writes Gavin Midgley.

Under The Skin | TakeOneCFF.com
Monday, March 31, 2014

Under The Skin

UNDER THE SKIN is a curious, disquieting and perplexingly superb piece of guerilla surrealism, writes Jim Ross.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Rocket

Kim Mordaunt’s THE ROCKET is an adventure set in war-ravaged Laos, seen from a feisty young boy’s point of view. Charming but predictable, writes Emma Wilkinson.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Interview with Dave Gillam

We spoke to the director of Wales One World Film Festival, which probably offers the most accurate definition of what world cinema should be, writes Hiu Chan.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Wales One World Film Festival

When a cultural event like the Wales One World Film Festival is conducted with such passion and love, the warmth can always be felt, writes Hiu Chan.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Dolphin Burger Studios Presents

Dolphin Burger Studios is a group of disabled animators based in Brighton. We spoke to director Harry Hunt about their latest project, a remake of Peter Gabriel’s SLEDGEHAMMER video.

The Zero Theorem | TakeOneCFF.com
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Zero Theorem

Another year, another Terry Gilliam slice of imaginative dystopian hell: THE ZERO THEOREM still feels a bit humdrum for a director who is a visionary at his best.