Socrates Film

Sócrates – Review

Sócrates opens with a death, or rather a specific moment after that death. An abrupt cut shows us, in closeup, a woman laid on her back, eyes closed, with someone else’s hand touching her forehead and...

The Garden Left Behind – Review

The issues that The Garden Left Behind explores are pertinent and vital. We cannot achieve a moral or a just society without addressing them. That they are explored so heavy-handedly and with such a cruel...
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Dating Amber – Review

Fionn O’Shea and Lola Petticrew shine in David Freyne’s new LGBTQ+ coming-of-age film, Dating Amber. Taking place in Ireland in 1995, two closeted teens, Eddie (O’Shea) and Amber (Petticrew), are...
And Then We Danced

And Then We Danced – Review

There’s a curious paradox at the heart of And Then We Danced. The traditional dancing practised at the Georgian National Ensemble in Tbilisi is built on discipline and hyper-masculinity. “There is no room...
Love Simon

Love, Simon – Review

Mean Girls. Clueless. 10 Things I Hate About You. The teen comedy pantheon already sets a very high bar, and not every film reaches it. Good news, then, because Love, Simon is a big-hearted, well-rounded...