• 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

    BOB
  • 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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  • palo alto 2

    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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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Nordic Giants at the Ruby Lounge

The Nordic Giants continue to bring their euphoric post-rock cinema experience to unusual locations across the UK; Jack Stocker reports back from Manchester’s Ruby Lounge.

Her | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Her 

Laced with humanity and softly tragic humour, Spike Jonze’s HER is an emotionally packed film that will tease out pensive moments, writes Jim Ross

The Monuments Men | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Monuments Men

THE MONUMENTS MEN, although entertaining in spurts, wastes an excellent premise and extremely talented cast with an uneven tone and script, writes Jim Ross

Robocop 2014 | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, February 13, 2014

RoboCop (2014)

Neither a complete failure nor entirely successful, ROBOCOP 2.0 scrapes a pass but can’t escape the shadow of its forebear, writes Gavin Midgley.

Out Of The Furnace | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Out Of The Furnace

Although lacking sparks of drama and originality to be burnt into the memory, the positives of OUT OF THE FURNACE marginally outweigh that drawback, writes Jim Ross

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Darling

Schlesinger’s nuanced, knowing DARLING – screened at Cambridge APH earlier this month – is a great example of British cinematic innovation, writes Sarah McIntosh.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

East Side Stories

Noel Megahey reports back from the Belfast leg of the The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2014.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Interview with Ramon Zürcher

Toby Miller spoke to Ramon Zürcher, whose film “The Strange Little Cat” was one of the most talked about features at CFF2013.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey is completely believable as the arrogantly intolerant, coke snorting, Texan shag-monster in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, writes Liam Jack.

Inside Llewyn Davis | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, February 7, 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen brothers revisit some well-trodden themes in beautifully fascinating fashion, writes Jim Moore.