Cow

First Cow – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Some films need no special tricks or thrills to captivate, and Kelly Reichardt’s latest is a near faultless example....
MINARI

Minari – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage. Away from Jacob’s (Steven Yeun) farmland, shaded by trees and dampened by patches of water, minari – an...
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Saint Maud – Review

Saint Maud is one of those horror films that settles in, sinking deeper into your bones long after it’s finished. Maud is a private carer who is posted to look after terminally ill choreographer Amanda....
The Farewell

The Farewell – Sundance London Review

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cringe at awkward speeches – The Farewell is like any good family wedding, or any good funeral come to think of it. In her sophomore feature, writer-director Lulu Wang...
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Eighth Grade – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage on 03/06/2018. Most people will understand the feeling of suddenly recalling a specific, painfully embarrassing moment...
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The Disaster Artist – Review

Imagine a film no one really wanted, fronted by an enigmatic auteur with a questionable past whose name is all over the credits as producer, director, lead star, etc. A match made in heaven (or San Francisco),...
Stanley And Bud

It Comes at Night – Review

Trey Edward Shults' second feature is one that comes from a place of deep anguish. As the director himself has previously pointed out, the film was made following the death of a relative, and the first thing...