Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia – Review

Based on a stage play by co-writer Eileen Atkins, Chanya Button’s sophomore feature Vita & Virginia is supposed to be a long overdue film about the great love affair between Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth...
Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding – Review

Romcoms have, over the past few years, slowly but steadily been making a deserved comeback – and what could be a better genre to reunite Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves on screen, more than 25 years after...
Woman At War

Woman at War – Review

Benedikt Erlingsson’s hero, the titular Woman at War, is, at first glance, an ordinary woman: Hella (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir) leads a perfectly mundane existence as a choir director, cycling cheerfully...
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Hannah – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Filmfest München coverage on 3/7/2018. Andrea Pallaoro’s second feature Hannah portrays a woman on a precipice, struggling with the crimes her husband...
Photograph

Photograph – Berlinale 2019 Review

Ritesh Batra excels at slow-burn romance and proves this once again in Photograph. Returning to his native Mumbai after several English-language projects, his latest film draws on the foundation of his 2013...