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The Odyssey

'The Odyssey': Zurich Review

29-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Jérôme Salle. France, 2016, 122 mins.

Borderland Blues

'Borderland Blues': Zurich Review

28-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Gudrun Gruber. Germany/US, 2016, 73 mins.

The Winter

'The Winter': Zurich Review

28-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Emiliano Torres. Argentina/France, 2016. 93 mins

Egon Schiele: Death And The Maiden

'Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden': Zurich Review

27-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Dieter Berner. Austria/Luxembourg/Germany, 2016, 109 mins.

A Taste Of Ink

'A Taste Of Ink': Zurich Review

27-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr. Morgan Simon. France, 2016, 80 mins.  

History of Love

'The History Of Love': Review

27-Sep-2016 | By Lisa Nesselson

Dir: Radu Mihaileanu. France/Canada. 2016. 134mins 

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

'Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children': Review

26-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Tim Burton. US. 2016. 127mins

X500

'X500': San Sebastian Review

23-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Juan Andrés Arango. Canada/Colombia/Mexico, 2016. 108 mins

Le Ciel Flamand (Flemish Heaven)

'Flemish Heaven': San Sebastian Review

22-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir/scr. Peter Monsaert. Belgium, 2016, 112 mins

Jesus

'Jesús': San Sebastian Review

21-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Fernando Guzzoni. France/Chile/Germany/Greece/Colombia, 2016. 87 mins

'Orphan': San Sebastian Review

21-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Arnaud des Pallières. France, 2016, 111 mins

As You Are

'As You Are': San Sebastian Review

20-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte. US, 2016, 105 mins

'Brain On Fire': Toronto Review

19-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Gerard Barrett. Ireland/Canada. 2016. 95 mins

May God Save Us

'May God Save Us': San Sebastian Review

19-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Rodrigo Sorogoyen. Spain, 2016, 126 mins

Smoke and Mirrors

'Smoke and Mirrors': San Sebastian Review

19-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir: Alberto Rodriguez. Spain. 2016. 123 mins.

Park

'Park': San Sebastian Review

18-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr Sofia Exarchou. Greece/Poland. 2016. 100 mins.

Edge of Seventeen

'The Edge of Seventeen': Toronto Review

17-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir/scr: Kelly Fremon Craig. US. 2016. 103mins

City of Tiny Lights

'City Of Tiny Lights': Toronto Review

16-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Peter Travis. 2016. UK. 107mins

Secret Scripture

'The Secret Scripture': Toronto Review

16-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Jim Sheridan. Ireland, 2016, 108 mins

'LBJ': Toronto Review

15-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: Rob Reiner. US. 2016. 97mins

'Rats': Toronto Review

15-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir, Morgan Spurlock. US, 2016, 88 mins.

The Exception

'The Exception': Toronto Review

15-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: David Leveaux. UK. 2016. 107mins

150 Milligrams

'150 Milligrams': Toronto Review

14-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Emmanuelle Bercot. France. 2016. 128 mins

Indivisible

'Indivisible': Toronto Review

14-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Edoardo de Angelis. Italy, 2016, 104 mins.

'Into The Inferno': Toronto Review

14-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dirs: Werner Herzog. UK/Austria, 2016. 104 mins.

'Deepwater Horizon': Toronto Review

14-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Peter Berg. US, 2016, 107 mins.

Paris Can Wait

'Paris Can Wait': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr. Eleanor Coppola. US, 2016, 92 mins.

Yourself And Yours

'Yourself And Yours': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Hong Sang-soo. South Korea. 2016. 86 mins

BitterMoney

'Bitter Money': Venice Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Wang Bing. France/Hong Kong, 2016. 152 mins

'Blue Jay': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Alex Lehmann. US. 2016. 80mins

The B Side

'The B Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Errol Morris. USA. 2016. 76 mins

Soul On A String

'Soul On A String': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Zhang Yang, China, 2016, 142 minutes

Salt And Fire

'Salt And Fire': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Werner Herzog. France. Germany. USA. Mexico. 2015. 93 mins

Green White Green

'Green White Green': Toronto Review

13-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Abba T. Makama. Nigeria, 2016, 102 minutes

Gringo

'Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John McAfee': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Nanette Burstein. US, 2016, 100 mins

Anatomy of Violence

'Anatomy of Violence': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr/prod des: Deepa Mehta. Canada/India, 2016. 93 mins

Norman

'Norman: The Moderate Rise And Tragic Fall Of A New York Fixer': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir/scr: Joseph Cedar. US/Israel. 2016. 118mins

Past Life

'Past Life': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Avi Nesher. Israel, 2016, 112 mins

'Denial': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Mick Jackson. UK, 2016, 110 mins.

'King of the Dancehall': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Nick Cannon. 2015. USA. Jamaica. 100 mins

The Promise

'The Promise': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Terry George. US/Spain. 2016. 134mins

'Handsome Devil': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr John Butler. Ireland, 2016, 95 mins.

(re)ASSIGNMENT

'(re)ASSIGNMENT': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Walter Hill. US/Canada/France, 2016. 95 mins

Blair Witch

'Blair Witch': Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir. Adam Wingard. US, 2016, 89 mins.

Abacus

'Abacus: Small Enough To Jail': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Steve James. US. 2016. 89mins

'Their Finest': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Lone Scherfig. UK, 2016. 110 mins

'The Limehouse Golem': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Juan Carlos Medina. UK, 2016, 105 mins

'Sing': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Garth Jennings, US/France, 2016, 110 minutes

Katie Says Goodbye

'Katie Says Goodbye': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Wayne Roberts. Us, 2016, 88 mins

In Between

'In Between': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Maysaloun Hamoud. Israel/France, 2016, 96 mins.

Unless

'Unless': Toronto Review

12-Sep-2016 | By Nikki Baughan

Dir/scr. Alan Gilsenan. Can-Ire, 2016. 90mins

'Daguerrotype': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa. France/Japan/Belgium. 2016. 132mins

'Clair Obscur': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Yesim Ustaoglu. Turkey/France/Germany/Poland, 2016. 105 mins

my entire high school sinking into the sea

'My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir/scr: Dash Shaw. US. 2016. 77mins

'The Oath': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Baltasar Kormákur. 2016. Iceland. 110 mins

Lion

'Lion': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Garth Davis. Australia, 2016, 120 mins.

Queen Of Katwe

'Queen of Katwe': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: Mira Nair. Uganda/South Africa. 2016. 124mins

'Barry': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: Vikram Gandhi. US. 2016. 104mins

'Rage': Toronto Review

11-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Lee Sang-il. Japan, 2016. 142 mins

Layla M

'Layla M': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Director: Mijke de Jong. Netherlands/Belgium/Germany/Jordan, 2016. 98 mins

'The Fixer': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir. Adrian Sitaru. Romania/France, 2016. 90 min.

All I See Is You

'All I See Is You': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Marc Forster. US/Thailand, 2016. 110 mins

The Levelling

'The Levelling': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Hope Dickson Leach. UK, 2016. 83 mins

'Mascots': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Christopher Guest. US. 2016. 94mins

Tramps

'Tramps': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr: Adam Leon. US, 2016, 82 mins

The Giant

'The Giant': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Johannes Nyholm. Sweden / Denmark, 2016, 90 mins

Ember

'Ember': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr/ed: Zeki Demirkubuz. Turkey, 2016.115 min.

A United Kingdom

'A United Kingdom': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Amma Asante. 2016. UK. 105 mins

'Trespass Against Us': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Adam Smith. UK, 2016, 94 mins

'Colossal': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Nacho Vigalondo. Canada, 2015. 110mins

'Snowden': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: Oliver Stone. Germany/US. 2016, 134mins

'Amanda Knox': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dirs: Brian McGinn & Rod Blackhurst.USA/Denmark, 2016. 92 mins

American Pastoral

'American Pastoral': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: Ewan McGregor. US. 2016. 108 mins

A Monster Calls

'A Monster Calls': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Graham Fuller

Dir. J.A. Bayona. US/Spain, 2016. 108 mins

'Gaza Surf Club': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dirs.  Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine. Germany, 2016, 87 minutes

'The Woman Who Left': Venice Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir/scr/cine/ed. Lav Diaz. The Phillipines, 2016, 226 mins

'On The Milky Road': Venice Review

10-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr: Emir Kusturica. Serbia-UK-US. 2016. 125 mins.

Little Wing

'Little Wing': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Selma Vilhunen. Finland/Denmark, 2016, 100 minutes

'I Am Not Madame Bovary': Toronto Review

10-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Feng Xiaogang, China, 2016, 128 minutes 

'Carrie Pilby': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Susan Johnson. US, 2016, 98 mins

Never Ever

'Never Ever': Venice/Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Benoît Jacquot. 2016, France/Portugal, 86 mins

Boys in the Trees

'Boys in the Trees': Venice Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Nicholas Verso. Australia, 2016, 112 mins.

Before the Flood

'Before The Flood': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Fisher Stevens. US, 2016. 96 mins

'Lady Macbeth': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: William Oldroyd. 2016, UK, 88 mins

Wakefield

'Wakefield': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Robin Swicord. US, 2016. 108 mins

'The Magnificent Seven': Venice/Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Antoine Fuqua. US. 2016. 132mins

Free Fire

'Free Fire': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir: Ben Wheatley. UK, 2016. 90 mins

Message From The King

'Message From The King': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Fabrice Du Welz. UK/France/Belgium, 2016. 102 mins

'I Called Him Morgan': Toronto Review

9-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Kasper Collin. Sweden / USA, 2016, 91 mins

Paradise

'Paradise': Venice Review

8-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Andrei Konchalovsky. Russia/Germany, 2016. 130 mins

'Planetarium': Venice Review

7-Sep-2016 | By Graham Fuller

Dir. Rebecca Zlotowski. France-Belgium, 2016. 106 mins

Jackie

'Jackie': Venice Review

7-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Pablo Larraín. 2016, US/Chile, 91 mins

'The Journey': Venice Review

7-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir. Nick Hamm. UK/US, 2016, 94 mins.

'Austerlitz': Venice Review

7-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir/scr/prod: Sergei Loznitsa. Germany, 2016, 94 mins

'Voyage Of Time': Venice Review

7-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr: Terrence Malick. Germany, 2016, 90 mins.

Liberami

'Liberami': Venice Review

6-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Federica Di Giacomo. Italy/France, 2016, 89 mins.

'The Bad Batch': Venice Review

6-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr. Ana Lily Amirpour. US. 2016. 118 mins.

'A Woman's Life': Venice Review

6-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir. Stephane Brizé. France/Belgium, 2016. 119 min.

bridget jones

'Bridget Jones's Baby': Review

5-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Sharon Maguire. UK, 2016. 122 mins.

Nick Cave One More Time With Feeling

'One More Time With Feeling': Venice Review

5-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Andrew Dominik. UK, 2016, 112 mins

'Feather': Venice Review

5-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir: Roan Johnson. Italy. 2016. 98 mins.

'The Untamed': Venice Review

5-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Amat Escalante. Mexico/Denmark/France/Germany/Norway/Switzerland, 2016. 100 mins

'The Distinguished Citizen': Venice Review

5-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Directors: Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat. Argentina-Spain. 2016. 118 mins.

Lynch

'David Lynch: The Art Life': Venice Review

4-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Jon Nguyen, US, 2016, 88 mins.

'Safari': Venice Review

4-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Ulrich Seidl. Austria/Denmark, 2016, 91 mins

'Hacksaw Ridge': Venice Review

4-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Mel Gibson. US/Australia, 2016. 131 mins.

Heal the Living

'Heal The Living': Venice Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Lisa Nesselson

Co-writer/director: Katell Quillévéré. Fr. 2016. 104mins

'The King of the Belgians': Venice Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr/prods. Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth. Belgium, 2016. 94 min.

'Brimstone': Venice Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr Martin Koolhoven. Netherlands/Germany/Belgium/France/UK/Sweden. 2016. 149 mins

The Young Pope

TV Review: 'The Young Pope' (Venice Film Festival)

3-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr Paolo Sorrentino. US/UK/Fr/It 2016. Episodes 1 and 2 of 10, 56 mins each.

'Una': Telluride Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Graham Fuller

Dir: Benedict Andrews. US/UK/Canada, 2016. 94 mins.

'Maudie': Telluride Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Aisling Walsh. Canada/Ireland. 2016. 115mins

'Moonlight': Telluride Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Barry Jenkins. US. 2016. 111mins

Sully

'Sully': Telluride Review

3-Sep-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Clint Eastwood. US. 2016. 95mins

'In Dubious Battle': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir. James Franco. US/Italy. 2016. 113 mins

Home

'Home': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Fien Troch. Belgium, 2016. 103 mins

'Frantz': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: François Ozon. France/Germany, 2016, 113 mins

Through The Wall

'Through The Wall': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr. Rama Burshtein. Israel, 2016, 111 min.

'Age of Shadows': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr. Kim Jee-woon. S. Korea, 2016, 140 mins.

'The Bleeder': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir: Philippe Falardeau. US/Canada. 2016. 101 mins.

Nocturnal Animals

'Nocturnal Animals': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr: Tom Ford. US, 2016, 116 mins.

The Blind Christ

'The Blind Christ': Venice Review

2-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr. Christopher Murray. Chile/France, 2016. 85 mins.

The Road To Mandalay

'The Road To Mandalay': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr Midi Z. 2016. Taiwan/Myanmar/France/Germany. 108 mins

American Anarchist

'American Anarchist': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By David D'Arcy

Dir. Charlie Siskel, USA, 2016, 80 minutes

'The Fury Of A Patient Man': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Raúl Arévalo. Spain, 2016, 91 mins.

The Net

'The Net': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr/cine: Kim Ki-duk. Korea, 2016. 114 min

'The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir. Wim Wenders. France-Germany-Portugal. 2016. 97 mins.

'Arrival': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Denis Villeneuve. US/Canada, 2016. 120 mins.

Sami Blood

Sámi Blood': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir. Amanda Kernell. Sweden/Denmark/Norway. 2016. 110 mins.

Prevenge

'Prevenge': Venice Review

1-Sep-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr: Alice Lowe. UK. 2016. 89 mins.

Hounds of Love

'Hounds of Love': Venice Review

31-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Ben Young. Australia, 2016, 108 mins.

'The War Show': Venice Review

31-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir. Andreas Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon. Denmark/Finland/ Syria, 2016, 100 mins.

Heartstone

'Heartstone': Venice Review

31-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson. Denmark/Iceland, 2016, 129 mins.

Summertime

'Summertime': Venice Review

31-Aug-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir. Gabriele Muccino. Italy, 2016, 98 mins

La La Land

'La La Land': Venice Review

31-Aug-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr. Damien Chazelle. US, 2016, 128 mins

The Light Between Oceans

'The Light Between Oceans': Venice Review

30-Aug-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Derek Cianfrance. US/Australia/New Zealand. 2016. 133mins

Nocturama

'Nocturama': Review

30-Aug-2016 | By Lisa Nesselson

Dir/scr Bertrand Bonello. Fr-Germany. 2016. 130mins 

Morgan

'Morgan': Review

30-Aug-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Luke Scott. US, 2015, 92 mins

Siren

'SiREN': FrightFest Review

29-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir Gregg Bishop. USA, 2016. 82mins

'Brotherhood': Review

28-Aug-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr/prod: Noel Clarke. UK, 2016. 104 mins.

The Master Cleanse

'The Master Cleanse': FrightFest Review

27-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr: Bobby Miller. USA-Can, 2016. 81mins

Pet

'Pet': FrightFest Review

26-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir Carles Torrens. USA-Spain, 2016. 90mins

The Similars

'The Similars': FrightFest Review

26-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr. Isaac Ezban. Mexico-USA, 2015. 89mins

The Chamber

'The Chamber': FrightFest Review

26-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr. Ben Parker. UK, 2016. 88mins.

Abattoir

'Abattoir': FrightFest Review

24-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir. Darren Lynn Bousman. USA-Fr, 2016. 99mins

The Love Witch

'The Love Witch': FrightFest Review

24-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr/prod: Anna Biller. USA, 2016. 120min

Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word

'Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word': FrightFest Review

24-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir. Simon Rumley. USA, 2016. 95mins

Realive

'Realive': FrightFest Review

24-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr. Mateo Gil. Sp-Fr-Be, 2016. 112mins

Director's Cut

'Director's Cut': FrightFest Review

24-Aug-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir. Adam Rifkin. USA, 2016. 90min

The Rehearsal

'The Rehearsal': Melbourne Review

18-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Alison Maclean. New Zealand, 2016, 102 mins.

Ben Hur

'Ben Hur': Review

17-Aug-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Timur Bekmambetov. US. 2016. 124mins

The Beatles Eight Days A Week The Touring Years

'The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years': Review

17-Aug-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Ron Howard. US, 2016 102 mins

A Decent Woman

'A Decent Woman': Sarajevo Review

16-Aug-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir: Lukas Valenta Rinner. Austria-South Korea-Argentina. 2016. 99mins.

The Field

'The Field': Sarajevo Review

16-Aug-2016 | By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr: Cemil Agaciklioglu. Turkey. 2016. 87 mins.

Wet Woman In The Wind

'Wet Woman In The Wind': Locarno Review

15-Aug-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Akihiko Shiota. Japan, 2016, 77 mins

Joe Cinque's Consolation

'Joe Cinque's Consolation': Melbourne Review

15-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Sotiris Dounoukos. Australia, 2016, 102 mins

Godless

'Godless': Review

13-Aug-2016 | By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Ralitza Petrova. 2016, Bulgaria/Denmark/France, 99 mins

Vincent And The End Of The World

'Vincent And The End Of The World': Locarno Review

12-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Christophe Van Rompaey. France/Belgium. 2016. 124 mins

Hema Hema

‘Hema Hema (Sing Me A Song While I Wait)’: Locarno Review

11-Aug-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr. Khyentse Norbu. Bhutan, Hong Kong, 2016. 96 min.

Tunnel

'Tunnel': Locarno Review

10-Aug-2016 | By Jason Bechervaise

Dir/scr: Kim Seong-hun. South Korea. 2016. 126mins

'David Brent: Life On The Road': Review

10-Aug-2016 | By Charles Gant

Dir. Ricky Gervais. UK, 2016, 96 minutes

Sausage Party

'Sausage Party': Review

10-Aug-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dirs: Conrad Vernon & Greg Tiernan. US. 2016. 88mins

Heaven Will Wait

'Heaven Will Wait': Locarno Review

9-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/prod/scr: Marie-Castille Mention-Scharr. France. 2016. 105 mins

Glory

'Glory': Locarno Review

8-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dirs/prods: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov. Bulgaria/Greece, 2016. 101 mins

Scarred Hearts

'Scarred Hearts': Review

8-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Radu Jude. Romania/Germany. 2016. 141 mins

Swallows And Amazons

'Swallows And Amazons': Review

8-Aug-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Philippa Lowthorpe. UK, 2016, 96 mins.

The Last Family

'The Last Family': Locarno Review

8-Aug-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir. Jan Matuszynski. Poland, 2016. 124 min

Paula

'Paula': Locarno Review

7-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Christian Schwochow. Germany/France. 2016. 123 mins

Into The Forest

'Into The Forest': Locarno Review

6-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Gilles Marchand. France/Sweden. 2016. 103 mins

Ceasefire

'Ceasefire': Locarno Review

6-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Director/scr: Emmanuel Courcol, France. 2016. 103 mins

Moka

'Moka': Locarno Review

6-Aug-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir. Frederic Mermoud. France/Switzerland. 2016. 89 mins

Operation Chromite

'Operation Chromite': Review

6-Aug-2016 | By Jason Bechervaise

Dir: John H. Lee. South Korea. 2016. 110 minutes.

The Girl With All The Gifts

'The Girl With All The Gifts': Locarno Review

3-Aug-2016 | By Charles Gant

Director: Colm McCarthy. UK, 2016, 110 minutes

Suicide Squad

'Suicide Squad': Review

2-Aug-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: David Ayer. US. 2016. 123mins.

The Family

'The Family': Melbourne Review

1-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Rosie Jones. Australia, 2016, 97 mins.

The Death and Life of Otto Bloom

'The Death and Life Of Otto Bloom': Melbourne Review

1-Aug-2016 | By Sarah Ward

Dir/scr. Cris Jones. Australia, 2016, 84 mins.

Bad Moms

'Bad Moms': Review

28-Jul-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dirs/scrs: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore. US. 2016. 100mins

Petes Dragon

'Pete’s Dragon': Review

27-Jul-2016 | By Tim Grierson

Dir: David Lowery. US. 2016. 102mins.

Nerve

'Nerve': Review

26-Jul-2016 | By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dirs. Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman.US, 2016. 96 mins.

Jason Bourne

'Jason Bourne': Review

26-Jul-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Paul Greengrass. US. 2016. 123mins

K-Shop

'K-Shop': Review

22-Jul-2016 | By Kim Newman

Dir/scr: Dan Pringle. UK, 2015, 115 mins.

Kindergarten

'Kindergarten': Jerusalem Review

18-Jul-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dirs. Era Lapid, Haim Lapid. Israel. 2016. 75 mins.

Our Father

'Our Father': Jerusalem Review

18-Jul-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir. Meni Yaesh. Israel. 2016. 105 mins

Star Trek Beyond

'Star Trek Beyond': Review

15-Jul-2016 | By John Hazelton

Dir: Justin Lin. US. 2016. 122mins

Ben-Gurion: Epilogue

'Ben-Gurion, Epilogue': Jerusalem Review

15-Jul-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir. Yariv Mozer. Israel/France/Germany. 2016. 55 mins

Forever Pure

'Forever Pure': Jerusalem Review

12-Jul-2016 | By Wendy Ide

Dir. Maya Zinshtein. Israel/UK. 2016. 85 mins

Ghostbusters

'Ghostbusters': Review

11-Jul-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Paul Feig. US. 2016. 116mins

'It's Not The Time Of My Life

'It's Not The Time Of My Life': Karlovy Vary Review

10-Jul-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr. Szabolcs Hajdu. Hungary, 2016. 81 min.

Cold War 2

'Cold War 2': Review

7-Jul-2016 | By James Marsh

Dirs. Longman Leung/Sunny Luk, 2016, Hong Kong, 110mins

Nightlife

'Nightlife': Review

7-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Damjan Kozole. Slovenia/Macedonia/Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2016.  87 mins

The Teacher

'The Teacher': Karlovy Vary Review

6-Jul-2016 | By Dan Fainaru

Dir. Jan Hrebejk. Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2016. 103 min.

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates

'Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates': Review

6-Jul-2016 | By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Jake Szymanski. US. 2016. 98mins

Waves

'Waves': Karlovy Vary Review

5-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Grzegorz Zariczny. Poland 2016.  78 mins

'FC Roma': Karlovy Vary Review

5-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dirs/scr: Tomas Bojar, Rozaile Kohoutova. Czech Republic, 2016.  76  mins

Original Bliss

'Original Bliss': Karlovy Vary Review

4-Jul-2016 | By Demetrios Matheou

Dir: Sven Taddicken. Germany 2016, 101 mins

The Eagle Huntress

'The Eagle Huntress': Karlovy Vary Review

4-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Otto Bell. US.  2016.  87 mins

The Wolf From Royal Vineyard Street

'The Wolf From Royal Vineyard Street': Karlovy Vary Review

4-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Jan Nemec. Czech Republic/Slovakia/France. 2016.  68 mins

Kills On Wheels

'Kills On Wheels': Karlovy Vary Review

3-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Attila Till, Hungary.  2016. 105 mins

Zoology

'Zoology': Karlovy Vary Review

3-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir/scr: Ivan I. Tverdovsky. Russia/France/Germany, 2016.  87 mins

Anthropoid

'Anthropoid': Karlovy Vary Review

1-Jul-2016 | By Allan Hunter

Dir: Sean Ellis. Czech Republic, UK, France. 2016, 120 mins

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