Eisenstein in Guanajuato – Review

Rambunctious, kinetic, and aggressively styled, Eisenstein in Guanajuato is Peter Greenaway’s best film in years. This tale of Sergei Eisenstein’s sexual awakening in Mexico is overflowing with vim and...
El Club

El Club – Review

El Club traverses its traumatic themes with lyricism, dark humour and jolting explicitness shaped by a cleverly written and constructed screenplay. It maintains a remarkable atmosphere, instilled by evocative...

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...