After causing a stir in Cannes earlier this year, Yann Gonzalez’s You And The Night is an existential orgy of misfits finding each other after midnight.
This year’s BFI London Film Festival promises to be one of the most exciting yet. It has a stunning line-up of the best of the festival winners and new work from around the world: and its scheduling in October is at a crucially important time in the run-up to the awards season.Read More
With murderers among us, Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger By The Lake turns a sexually explicit peek at gay cruising into a political metaphor in the horror genre.
In black and white or riotous colour, here’s a quick look back over the best and worst films of 2013 and a sneak preview of the movies to watch out for in 2014.Read More
Fathoming the sordid depths of taboo and transgression, François Ozon’s Jeune Et Jolie finds the unfathomable in a teenager trading innocence for money.
Day two and we hit the ground running (or should that be plummeting) with Alfonso Cuarón’s space chiller Gravity. Starring Sandra Bullock and George…Read More
Of schoolboy crushes and French assignments, François Ozon’s labyrinthine In The House is an intricate maze of fiction and reality worth getting lost in.
As 2012 fades from sight as quickly as corroding celluloid, a final round-up of the best and worst of 2012 and those to look…Read More
In the year of London 2012, the 56th London Film Festival is exploring the capital, from Dickensian Smithfield via the brutalist Barbican to modern-day Hackney.Read More
The Dirty Dozen Hm, the January blues. It’s enough to make you want to curl up inside a darkened room. Which is fortunate, as there…Read More
With a happiness drive worthy of Amélie, Pierre Salvadori’s Beautiful Lies transcends its farcical plotting and ropey characterisation to deliver a masterclass on filmmaking.
A return to form for François Ozon, Potiche is a melting pot of satire, farce and high camp with a sprinkling of stardust.
With a heroin junkie and her dead lover’s gay brother hiding away together, François Ozon’s Le Refuge is a subdued meditation on parenthood and loss. It’s baby boom and bust.