Licorice Pizza

Licorice Pizza – Review

Two young people are running: towards each other, away from each other, with each other – the direction barely matters, just that they don’t stop. The sun burns bright overhead, casting everything in...
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The Humans – Review

A24 could almost qualify as a genre in itself at this stage. The distributor’s slew of offbeat masterpieces now means the name alone is a hallmark of cinema; so it seems only natural that The Humans, the...
Titane

Titane – Review

This film was previously reviewed in July 2021 as part of our Cannes Film Festival coverage. Julia Ducournau, French director of the bloody 2016 masterpiece, Raw, graces Cannes Film Festival once more with...
Bliss

Bliss – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. The English title of Henrika Kull’s film Glück limits the meaning to a single implication: bliss, after all, is the...
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The Unforgivable – Review

On paper, the credentials for The Unforgivable must have seemed promising. It had been adapted from Sally Wainwright's generally well-received British TV series, Unforgiven, from 2009, it featured a scenario...
The Lost Daughter Olivia

The Lost Daughter – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Directing your debut feature as an established actor has its pros and cons. You can call in favours to land...
Lamb

Lamb – Review

María and Ingvar (Noomi Rapace and Hilmir Snær Guðnason) are an Icelandic couple living on a remote farm in the mountains. Under the midnight sun, the pair discover a strange lamb in their sheep barn, which...
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West Side Story – Review

“This is a social experiment!” the peppy school counselor cries, hoping the Jets and Sharks will put aside their war for one dance. The social, economic, and cultural stakes for these teenagers take centre...
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C’mon C’mon – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2021 as part of our New York Film Festival coverage. C’mon C’mon is writer-director Mike Mills’ tender, bittersweet coming-of-age docudrama that continues...
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House of Gucci – Review

When a film takes every chance at extravagance, the chance of falling is equal or greater to the chance of flying. House of Gucci takes this gamble, and while it might not pay off entirely, the big-budget...
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Annette – Review

This film was previously reviewed in July 2021 as part of our Cannes Film Festival coverage. Green and red. Leos Carax’s rock opera, Annette, features the self-proclaimed “Ape of God” Henry McHenry...
Petite Maman

Petite Maman – Review

This film was previously reviewed in March 2021 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Céline Sciamma has always excelled at bringing magic to the screen – even more so in her latest feature Petite Maman...