Hope Gap

Hope Gap – LFF 2019 Review

With Marriage Story prominent on the festival circuit, LFF's other divorce drama, Hope Gap, threatens to be overshadowed. Sadly, it's probably for the best. It's a muddled film; a painful little knot with...
Our Ladies

Our Ladies – LFF 2019 review

It's taken 20 years for Michael Caton-Jones to bring his adaptation of Alan Warner's novel The Sopranos to the big screen - and it's worth the wait. It's already had a second life as a stage musical...
Maggie

Maggie – LFF 2019 review

The shift from offbeat to bonkers can be glorious. For Maggie, an erratic structure mirrors the film’s examination of truth, perception and trust – but unfortunately in a way that comes across as more...
LUCKY GRANDMA

Lucky Grandma – LFF 2019 review

There's a common belief that older women enjoy the goriest fiction. Certainly there's an invisibility that comes with age; a sense of being the constantly underestimated little old lady. In Lucky Grandma,...
Samara Weaving Ready Or Not

Ready or Not – Review

Who's up for some literal class war? Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett's pitch-black horror comedy wears its politics on its sleeve, and is mostly the better for it. Ready or Not sets its dissection...
Late Night

Late Night – Review

Art spins from timely to dated on a dime. Late Night packs in references that are bound to instantly age as it examines the media landscape in the age of so-called diversity hires, #MeToo and social media...
Booksmart

Booksmart – Review

Booksmart takes the essentials of a rowdy, raunchy high school comedy and flips them, though it would be a disservice to suggest this is simply by putting girls in the driver’s seat. It’s much more nuanced...