Ferocious, electric and unrelenting, Simmons and Teller never miss a beat in Damien Chazelle’s phenomenal second feature. Whiplash by Dave O’Flanagan Boasting not one,…Read More
An entertaining modern Western with the magnetic Mads Mikkelsen, The Salvation is gorgeous to look at – but as hollow as a Ten-gallon hat.Read More
Focusing on child abduction in China, Dearest takes a compelling and important issue and stifles its impact with overwrought and unrestrained melodrama.Read More
An excellent Argentine selection box of intricate short stories; crazy, caustic, and ingeniously clever.Read More
Life-affirming and utterly moving, this account of Scottish music icon Edwyn Collins is a truly remarkable achievement in filmmaking.Read More
A superb performance from Tom Hardy and a cast of intriguing supporting characters saves this often rudderless New York based crime drama from the drop.Read More
Coupled with an uncompromisingly bloated running time, Sergei Loznitsa’s sedate style of shooting renders this account of civil unrest in Kiev disengaging.Read More
Dukhtar by Dave O’Flanagan The prospect of Afia Nathaniel’s directorial debut was an intriguing one in light of Pakistan’s slow but steady shuffle in…Read More
Jason Reitman’s incisive slice of modern suburbia is a sad, humourous and painfully relevant snapshot of our subservience to social media.Read More
The Duke Of Burgundy Burgundy Is The Sadomasochistic Colour by Dave O’Flanagan Reading-born director Peter Strickland’s vintage erotic melodrama is a beguiling oddity; an…Read More
Excuse My French by Dave O’Flanagan It’s a wonderfully positive testament to director Amr Salama, and the Egyptian film industry, that creativity has somehow…Read More
Powerful and moving with excellent performances from Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi, Camp X-Ray puts a human face on the detainees of Guantanamo Bay.Read More
A fatalistic tale of love and jealousy, Marcel Carné’s Le Jour Se Lève is a captivating and tragically romantic French classic.
An unsympathetic protagonist is the most damning aspect of Rowan Joffé’s formulaic and sedate adaptation of the best-selling novel.