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Censor – Review

This film was previously reviewed in January 2021 as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage. “Horror is already out there, in all of us” is the answer in Prano Bailey-Bond’s Censor, which...
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CODA – Review

This film was previously reviewed in January 2021 as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage. From writer-director Siân Heder comes CODA, an impactful story that focuses on 17-year-old Ruby Rossi...
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Bergman Island – Cannes 2021 Review

Mia Hansen-Løve’s newest film, Bergman Island, stars Vicky Krieps and Tim Roth as filmmakers Chris and Tony who have retreated to the island of Fårö for the summer. They travel to the island, known for...
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The Divide – Cannes 2021 Review

Catherine Corsini’s The Divide (La Fracture) stars Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Marina Foïs as Raf and Julie, two women on the verge of a breakup, stuck in a hospital on the night of a major demonstration of...
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Benedetta – Cannes 2021 Review

Based on the non-fiction book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith C. Brown is Paul Verhoeven’s newest erotic, blasphemous, and extremely camp film, Benedetta. In...
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Lingui – Cannes 2021 Review

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Lingui tells the story of Amina (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane), a practising Muslim in Chad, and her 15-year-old daughter, Maria (Rihane Khalil Alio). When Amina learns that her...