Knight of Cups – Review

Malick poses questions about purpose and life whilst running on an empty tank. As expected, Emmanuel Lubezki (DP for Gravity and Birdman) achieves wonders for Malick, transforming urban landscapes and GoPro...
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News of the Week – 5th Feb 2016

The Weekly Report All news contained herein corresponds to the world of film. The Weekly Report will seek to cover general film news that has emerged over the last seven days. The End of...

Elser – Berlinale 2015 Review

How do you add tension to a story when the audience is already aware of your conclusion? Hirschbiegel wisely focuses Elser‘s attention upon the individual, exploring the why and what rather than the drama...

Nasty Baby – Berlinale 2015 Review

Chock-full of surprises and nigh-on indefinable, Nasty Baby shocks, subverts and delights in equal measure - to say much more would risk revealing too much. Sharp and sardonic, this naturalistically-acted...

Mr. Holmes – Berlinale 2015 Review

A sensitive and touching central performance from Ian McKellen is the most recommendable element of the functional but limited Mr. Holmes. Sadly the protagonist is failed on nearly all sides, hamstrung by...

Taxi – Berlinale 2015 Review

Jafar Panahi writes, directs and stars in this charming and humorous display of the eccentric spirit of Iranian society. Ostensibly a hidden camera documentary, a large part of the film's appeal lies in...

Phoenix – LFF Review

If you’ve got the cheek to basically rehash Vertigo in post-war Germany then the result better be good. This isn’t. Criminally devoid of drama or character developments, Petzold and Farocki’s script...