ANNIHILATION

Annihilation – Review

Like a refraction of Ex Machina’s interrogation of artificial intelligence, Alex Garland’s Annihilation asks similar questions about humanity’s impulse towards self-destruction, through images that are...
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The Son – Berlinale 2018 Review

The documentaries on display at Berlinale this year all have had an intimate, personal connection between the filmmaker and subject matter, and The Son is no different. Alexander Abaturov’s piece on the...
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Madeline’s Madeline – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Berlin International Film Festival coverage on 24/02/2018. Beguiling and bewildering from the very opening, in which lead character Madeline is shown to...
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Pig – Berlinale 2018 Review

Another in a long line of films about put-upon filmmakers, Mani Haghighi's Pig attempts to mix up the formula with wild tonal shifts and surreal comedy with varying levels of success. Pig's focus is...
Liam Neeson

The Commuter – Review

Of all the thriller directors that Liam Neeson has worked with in his latter day reinvention as an action movie star, Jaume Collet-Serra probably knows best how to tap into Neeson’s presence. In The...
Blade Of The Immortal

Blade of the Immortal – Review

This was originally reviewed on 09/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Takashi Miike’s 100th film Blade of the Immortal is concrete proof that the director has no intentions of slowing down. The usual...
Jane

Jane – Review

This was first reviewed on 16/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Despite its proficiency in inspiring emotion, Jane can at points feel like it’s a little lacking in depth. There are countless details...