Descent

Descent – Raindance 2020 Review

Freediving is diving without any breathing apparatus, relying only on the diver's lung capacity to stay underwater for incredibly long periods of time. The more extreme form of this is 'ice freediving' where...
Hlynur Palmason A White White Day

A White, White Day – Review

Named for an old saw that under certain weather conditions one can commune with the dead, Hlynur Palmason’s A White, White Day thrives in exactly this melancholic liminality. Its two opening sequences...

Rams – Review

It’s a rare beast of a film that can provoke genuine gut laughs alongside moments of true anguish, but Rams achieves both, with undeniably greater emphasis on the latter. The film is neither comedy nor...
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Virgin Mountain – LFF Review

It’s a testament to Kári’s direction and Jónsson’s performance that Virgin Mountain remains engrossing despite being relentlessly downbeat. Jónsson doesn’t soften his performance by suggesting...