• THEPA1_2016

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 ·

    Sarah Acton offers a sneak preview of THE PASSING: a slow burning supernatural tale set in a remote Welsh mountain valley.

    The Passing

  • THEBI_2016

    Monday, February 8, 2016 ·

    Adam McKay brings a lightness of touch and some much needed comedy to the world of Wall Street, writes Sarah Longfield.

    The Big Short

  • TRUMB2_2016

    Friday, February 5, 2016 ·

    Trumbo is portrayed here as a sainted martyr of the American left, but the film falls short as an inclusive portrait of this complex man, writes Wyndham Wise.


  • YOUTH2_2015

    Thursday, February 4, 2016 ·

    YOUTH is a decadent representation of how, in the frantic run towards the future, it’s easy to forget to live mindfully in the present, writes Federica Roberti.


  • ASOCI_2015

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016 ·

    Faye Gentile speaks to the creator of A SOCIAL LIFE – a short film taking a sharp look at our social media addiction.

    A Social Life

  • JOY_2015

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016 ·

    JOY is a tale about how difficult it has always been for women to be taken seriously and to thrive in a man’s world, says Federica Roberti.


  • room feautre

    Sunday, January 31, 2016 ·

    Take a trip inside ROOM with Hannah Clarkson’s review.


  • cowards

    Saturday, January 23, 2016 ·

    The Japan Foundation’s 2016 Touring Programme presents a diverse selection of contemporary and classic Japanese cinema.

    Japan Foundation 2016 #2

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

ShortFusion: Alexander Tuschinski

CFF 2012′s Short Fusion strand gives audiences the chance to see fresh ideas and new talent. Take One spoke to Alexander Tuschinski whose film Hollow Date screened this week.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

ShortFusion: To Cry

Answering the question ‘who likes short shorts’, the briefest offerings were consistently the pithiest in Short Fusion’s TO CRY, writes Tom McNeill.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

5 Broken Cameras

Emad Burnat managed to capture, first hand, the actions of Israeli soldiers in a West Bank image in this deeply personal and affecting documentary. Andrew Nickolds reviews.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Confession of a Child of the Century

In CONFESSION OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY, time-honoured badboy and reputable polemicist Peter Doherty takes on the role of Octave, a 19th century version of his faltering and outré self.

Saturday, September 22, 2012


With BLACKMAIL, Hitchcock continued to refine his unique ability to mix murder and suspense with generous helpings of comedy. Gavin Midgley reviews.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Visions from Estonia: Mari Kallas

ANOTHER DIMENSION compares the lives of a superstitious old fisherwoman and a business orientated Christian pop band. We spoke to producer Mari Kallas about Estonian cinema.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

ShortFusion: To Accommodate

TO ACCOMMODATE is a well-chosen compilation of films, especially THE PUB by Joseph Pierce and THE OLD WOMAN by Ariane Mayer, writes Max Zeh.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Psychosis of a Sane Man

PSYCHOSIS OF A SANE MAN, a collection of films from Anglia Ruskin University students, was a triumph and a brilliant chance to showcase innovative young minds behind the cameras, writes Jack McCurdy.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Reflections: All Divided Selves

We hoped to interview Luke Fowler at CFF2012; unfortunately, he was indisposed. Instead we offer you a review from guest writer Anthony Davis, who attended the screening and Q&A.

Friday, September 21, 2012

El Gusto

Told through the remaining members of the Chaabi music movement, EL GUSTO becomes more than an exploration of the music, but also a discovery of the city of Algiers, writes Mike Boyd.