• 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

  • Til Madness 600x340

    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

  • 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.


  • 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

  • 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.


  • 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

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Cowboys and Indians

“A powerful vision of solace and mourning in its most lonely form…” Patrick Fowler reviews COWBOY UND INDIANER, screening at the Watersprite festival this weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Interview with Robert Löbel

We spoke to Robert Löbel, the animator behind the wonderful WIND – which is one of the highlights of the Watersprite festival this weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014


“WIND clings to its blustery motif, and consistently delights the viewer with the joys of animation throughout”. See it at Watersprite this weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Watersprite Festival 2014

This weekend, Cambridge is treated to some of the most prodigious output gifted student filmmakers have to offer, with fiction, documentaries and stunning animations sharing time on the silver screen.

TAKE ONE Awards 2013 | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, March 7, 2014

TAKE ONE Awards 2013

As the dust settles on 12 YEARS A SLAVE and GRAVITY’s dominance , it’s time to focus on the best from the last year of festivals.

Jozi Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Jozi Film Festival 2014

Mike Boyd reports back from Jozi Film Festival, one of the most exciting almost-new festivals in South Africa. JFF brings together the best of South African & international features.

Monday, March 3, 2014


“A nastily intimate encounter with a poisoned mind…” Patrick Capaloff Fowler reviews RUST, a powerful short screening this weekend at Watersprite Film Festival.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

No Jet Li

Academic researcher Hiu Chan muses on the issues behind NO JET LI, a witty examination of diaspora Chinese identity filmed in collaboration with Yellow Earth.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Only Lovers Left Alive

Jarmusch’s spin on the vampire tale manages to breathe life back into the most (un)dead of tropes, writes Jim Moore.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

One of those rare sequels that surpasses the original, THE WRATH OF KHAN remains the high point of the Trek franchise, writes Gavin Midgley.