Surge

Surge – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Ben Whishaw is certainly one of the finest actors of his generation, and Aneil Karia’s Surge is a film which allows...
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....
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My New York Year – Review

This film was previously reviewed (as My Salinger Year) in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale coverage. Philippe Falardeau’s latest feature is a visual treat. Sara Mishara’s cinematography creates a...
Undine

Undine – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2020 as part of our Berlinale Festival coverage. Anyone familiar with European folklore will have an idea of where Christian Petzold’s latest feature may end...
Une Colonie

A Colony – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2019 as part of our Berlinale coverage. School can be a hostile environment – particularly for those who don’t quite fit in. A Colony centres around Mylia...
Limbo (1)

Limbo – Berlinale 2021 Review

There are a couple of 2021 releases titled Limbo, and Soi Cheang’s gritty serial killer drama distinguishes itself with its relentless nastiness. Its cops and criminals use anything they can find as...
Bliss

Bliss – Berlinale 2021 Review

The English title of Henrika Kull’s film Glück limits the meaning to a single implication: bliss, after all, is the extreme, when the German word ‘Glück’ can mean anything from the more ordinary...