Silence

Team Talk: Silence

It's a new year, and eight days in we're already questioning whether God exists. Martin Scorsese's Silence came out on New Year's Day in the UK and it's rather divided audiences. Critics on our shores have...
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Silence – Review

The sound of Silence is astonishing. Insects, waves, weather, chanting, groaning and, yes, prolonged silence - these elements combine into a sensory experience at once rich and austere. The clash of languages...
Paterson

Paterson – Cannes 2016 Review

Warm, heartfelt, and unpretentious, Jim Jarmusch's latest is an absolute delight. Paterson (Adam Driver, dependably excellent as a gentle bus driver/poet with great depth) and Laura (Golshifteh...

While We’re Young – Review

While We’re Young is a natural progression from Baumbach’s Frances Ha, yet it breaks new ground by using older protagonists to provide a fresh perspective on twentysomething New Yorkers. Meanwhile, it...

This Is Where I Leave You – Review

Family, eh? Ya gotta love 'em. Even when your wife is cheating on you with your boss, your mother’s demanding you home for seven days, your sister won't stop bleating advice and one of your brothers has a...

Hungry Hearts – LFF Review

Is it possible to love not too little but too well? This is the question posed by Saverio Costanzo’s incisive and inquisitive script that follows the battle of wills as Jude (Driver) and Mina (Rohrwacher)...

What If – Review

Despite its title this isn’t a film about ‘if’, it’s about ‘when’. Yet as it progresses, sometimes ploddingly, to the inevitable conclusion the long-awaited coupling of Wallace (Radcliffe) and...