Florida Project(1)

The Florida Project – Review

This was previously reviewed on 14/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Like Tangerine before it, Sean Baker’s latest film The Florida Project focuses on a forgotten community, overlooked by the rest of...
Thelma

Thelma – Review

This was originally reviewed on 16/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. It seems that in horror or particularly dark dramas surrounding teenage girls, the visual metaphor of hunting (normally, with...
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I Am Not A Witch – Review

Rungano Nyoni’s debut feature weaponises an oddball sense of humour in this pointed satire set in a place where the government has successfully taken ownership of the bodies of women. In Zambia, far from...
Jane

Jane – LFF 2017 Review

Despite its proficiency in inspiring emotion, Jane can at points feel like it’s a little lacking in depth. There are countless details in Goodall's work that are glossed over in quick montages, details that...
61st BFI London Film Festival Headline Galas, Strand Galas And Special Presentations

Thelma – LFF 2017 Review

It seems that in horror or particularly dark dramas surrounding teenage girls, the visual metaphor of hunting (normally, with one’s father) is a particularly popular trope. Just look at Stoker and Split,...
The Endless

The Endless – LFF 2017 Review

The third feature by filmmaking partners Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead blends Lovecraftian horror and intrigue with off-kilter comedic beats, and really, only the latter ever works. Starting out with...
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Columbus – LFF 2017 Review

A wayward friendship made in passing in a similar manner to Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation, Cho’s slightly dickish but quietly wounded Jin and Richardson’s similarly hurt but enthusiastic Casey meet...