Le Venerable W

Le Venerable W. – Cannes 2017 Review

Extreme Buddhism might sound like the brainstorm of a BBC Three producer, but in Barbet Schroeder’s ferocious documentary it’s about as far from a laughing matter as you could imagine. Despite their serene...
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Planetarium – LFF 2016 Review

Planetarium is a film that leaves the audience doing a lot of guessing. Two American sisters, Laura and Kate Barlow (Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp), are working as mediums in Paris and are employed by...
Into The Forest

Into The Forest – LFF 2016 Review

There’s nothing wrong with ambiguity per se. In horror it can be a powerful tool with which to disarm and unsettle the audience. All we ask is that your plot makes some sense. Please. Gilles Marchand and...

El Niño – LFF Review

El Niño possesses all the ingredients for an efficacious and addictive thriller. The eye-catching start - exploiting transit sights and sounds - ratchets up the tension and is followed by some action-packed...

3 Days to Kill – Review

Kevin Costner is Ethan Renner. Fresh from washing his mouth with gravel and his brain with cancer, he must injure and kill anyone he comes across to satisfy the wishes of his handler, Amber Heard… ... An...