Limbo

Limbo – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Writer-director Ben Sharrock has made something very special with Limbo. In this film about a group of...
Official Competition

Official Competition – Venice 2021 Review

Official Competition brings a mischievous premise worth the admission fee alone: acclaimed director Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz) is hired to make a prestigious adaptation with two of Spain’s finest actors,...
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Riders of Justice – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage. Coincidences are thoroughly dissected in Riders of Justice, a thriller that puts to the test all the...
Jean Dujardin

Deerskin – Review

Tearing through its meagre 77-minute runtime, Deerskin wastes no time on plot set-up. It becomes quickly apparent that the storyline simply consists of: man buys deerskin jacket, man believes deerskin jacket...
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It Must Be Heaven – Review

Elia Suleiman is trying to make a film about his native Palestine. It'll be about the conflict, but with a focus on the people living through it, and it'll be a comedy. To get it financed he must travel to...
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Fried Barry – Review

This film was previously reviewed in August 2020 as part of our Fantasia Festival coverage. Barry (Gary Green), an abusive drug-addict, is on yet another bender after an argument with his wife. After...
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Baby Done – Review

Easily standing on top of a tall tree, playfully swinging a chainsaw in one hand, Zoe (Rose Matafeo) looks effortlessly cool - and clearly fearless. As she banters with two male colleagues, whose expressions...
Work It

Work It – Review

Netflix teen movies follow the same recipe: take a peppy teen star protagonist, comic relief, a love interest, break-up and make-up plot points, mix them together, pour into a high school, bake for 90 minutes...