Herself

Herself – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a heartfelt tear-jerker that manages to reckon with the violence of a system...
Wildfire

Wildfire – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Wildfire bursts onto the screen with Kelly (the late Nika McGuigan) returning home a year after being reported...
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...
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Another Round – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Another Round sees the Danish dream team of Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Vinterberg finally back together, eight...
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth

Supernova – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Director Harry Macqueen’s second feature explores the well-trodden theme of terminal illness through the...
After Love

After Love – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Writer-director Aleem Khan’s feature debut focuses on Mary (Joanna Scanlan), a woman who discovers that her...
Frances McDormand

Nomadland – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2020. Writer-director-editor Chloé Zhao’s genre experimentation within the poetic docudrama has come to technical fruition in Nomadland, elevating her to...
Favolacce

Bad Tales – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our coverage for London Film Festival. Through several sinister vignettes, Bad Tales (originally titled Favolacce) covers the usual traumas of...
Bloody Nose Empty Pockets

Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets – Review

This film was originally reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets sets out to break the rules of cinema. Why do we have to distinguish between...
Farewellamor

Farewell Amor – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Farewell Amor’s opening scene, a man clutching flowers at an airport as his long-awaited family arrives from...
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The Intruder – LFF 2020 Review

There is something really eerie about watching someone perform a voice-over. Inés is a voice actor who is first seen, mid-session, dubbing a porn film. Listening to the emotions coming from Inés’ voice, in...
If It Were Love

If It Were Love – LFF 2020 Review

If It Were Love is a hypnotic illustration of life, art and how the two fold into one another. The documentary follows 15 young dancers rehearsing and performing a movement piece. The performances is an ode to...