Daily archives: 21/11/2018


I have heard if from the mouth of the man himself, a special request by director Terry Gilliam: Do not talk about the time taken to get this film made. Do not mention it in your review. Ok then, fair enough. Onwards! Toby Grisoni (Adam Driver), a director of adverts, […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote



The Guilty is Gustav Möller’s 85 minute film of passive intensity. Written and directed by Möller and in combination with Jasper J. Spanning’s up close and personal cinematography it is everything that you would expect from a chamber piece/chamber drama. Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) has been put onto call centre duty […]

The Guilty



Adapted from his own short story of the same name and directed by Matthew Holness, Possum is an extremely dark tale with a delightfully awkward performance from Sean Harris as Philip in both his voice and mannerisms. Returning home to his run down house, years after his parents died in […]

Possum



Over the past week at the Cambridge Film Festival I have been watching a lot of films and the most wonderful thing about that is that about 80-90% of them have been foreign language film. Having such a variety of film from a variety of countries certainly lead to a […]

L’Animale



Life Itself is well intentioned and tries to do a lot but in the end it comes out a little bit messy and a lot contrived. Director Dan Fogelman’s choice to compartmentalise the film into chapters doesn’t help the flow but it also attempts to mitigate this by having a strong […]

Life Itself



Mug (or Twarz which is Polish for “face” or “mug”) is the latest film written and directed by Małgorzata Szumowska. This darkly comedic film won the Silver Bear (runner up award) at the 68th Berlin Film Festival. This really is a film of two halves: the first being the snapshot into the […]

Mug (Twarz)



László Nemes returns to the big screen with Sunset, a stylish follow-up to the critically acclaimed and award-winning WWII film Son of Saul. Set in Budapest before the First World War and nearing the end days of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Írisz Leiter (newcomer Juli Jakab) returns to Budapest to apply […]

Sunset (Napszállta)