My Fiona

My Fiona – BFI Flare 2020 Review

In her feature film directorial debut, Kelly Walker frames the opening scene so that viewers realise that Jane’s (Jeanette Maus) life is about to be horrifically and irrevocably turned upside down before...
Lawyer

The Lawyer – BFI Flare 2020 Review

The intersection of identities, oppressions, and politics run through Romas Zabarauskas’ latest feature, which follows a Lithuanian corporate lawyer as he finds himself at personal and professional limits...
1mer

My Days of Mercy – Review

This review was originally published as part of our BFI Flare coverage on 21/03/2018. Ellen Page fans can breathe a (moderate) sigh of relief. My Days of Mercy, her second high-profile LGBT film, doesn’t...
Biuvbids

Akron – BFI Flare 2016 Review

Brian O’Donnell’s Akron tells a tale of intergenerational guilt in the face of newfound love. Though both well-written and well-performed, sporadic levels of quality in all aspects runs rampant, bringing...
Loev

Loev – BFI Flare 2016 Review

In the aftermath of the Indian supreme court’s disheartening decision to recriminalise homosexuality, Sudhanshu Saria’s tender but revealing romance pulsates with the sad legacy of a national move to...
Strangelove

News of the Week – 18th March 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. Olivia Wilde “too...