• 120 BPM Feat

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    120 BPM might be the first film to successfully capture the larger experience of HIV and AIDS sufferers while not losing sight of their struggle on a personal level, writes Mark Liversidge.

    120 BPM

  • WELL1_2017

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    Four sex workers and two gangsters walk into a gas station… Sounds like a setup for a Quentin Tarantino film? WELL certainly has its share of humour and cartoonish violence, writes Noel Megahey


  • INTHE1_2017

    Monday, October 23, 2017 ·

    The theme of Catalan director Rudy Gnutti’s latest work is no less than the future of mankind (spoiler alert: some hope – but not that much).

    In the Same Boat

  • No Lands Song Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    A thought-provoking look at women’s rights in Iran, through the power of the female voice.

    No Land’s Song

  • lingur

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Q&A with Erlingur Thoroddsen, the director of RIFT, hosted by Rosy Hunt, at the Cambridge Film Festival 2017

    Q&A with the director of RIFT

  • Tonight She Comes Feat

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    TONIGHT SHE COMES is a smorgasbord of over-the-top gore, sex, evil hillbillies, satanic blood sacrifices and the supernatural, writes April McIntyre.

    Tonight She Comes

  • IAMAS1_2017

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 ·

    Are we the spies, or the spied upon? How does the personal become public and the public become personal?

    Microcinema: I am a Spy

  • VICTO_2017

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 ·

    VICTORIA & ABDUL is a British feel-good film with an uncomfortable undertone of historical revisionism, writes Ben Jones.

    Victoria & Abdul

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Henry Fool

Henry Fool is a Luddite ronin with a skeleton in his closet and an albatross around his neck. Rosy Hunt looks back at a Shakespearian Hartley classic.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013


Paul Bush has attempted the impossible: a “documentary about the future.” But too many ideas have spoilt the cold, stomach-leadening broth of BABELDOM, writes Florence Smith-Nicholls.

Sunday, March 31, 2013


Happy 79th Birthday to Richard Chamberlain, who subverted his frequent role of gallant, whether prince, count or doctor, with a brilliantly balanced portrayal of beauty and beast in PETULIA.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Hell Is a City

A lean and mean yarn, with two men on either side of the law battling it out ‘up north’ in 50s Manchester. Gavin Midgley ties up our Noir season with HELL IS A CITY.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Los Lobos De Arga

LOS LOBOS DE ARGA plays a loud, boisterous and broad game, never afraid to resort to bold slapstick and sloppy gore. Patrick Fowler reports back from the ¡Viva! Film Festival.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

‘Sometimes there’s a man…’: Film Noir and its variations

“They make phone calls without saying hello or goodbye and in-between speak only in imperatives, replying in monosyllables.” Martin McGuigan looks at the wild world of Noir.

Compliance | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Compliance: the McSploitation of real-life horror

Craig Zobel’s gauche exploration of shocking real-life incidents is a frustrating and dishonest experience, writes Rosy Hunt.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Post Tenebras Lux

A few ill-advised moments aside, Carlos Reygadas’ eccentric POST TENEBRAS LUX succeeds in being in turn whimsical, frightening and moral, writes Hannah Clarkson.

Monday, March 25, 2013

The Spirit of ’45

Debate about political bias aside, THE SPIRIT OF ‘45 is a skilfully crafted and emotional call to action, writes Amanda Randall.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Infancia Clandestina

Based on the childhood of its director, INFANCIA CLANDESTINA is masterful, intimate and bold, writes Patrick Fowler.