The pedigree of Martin McDonagh as a filmmaker is huge. His short film Six Shooter saw his Oscar nominated after a long career as a… Read More »LFF 2022: The Banshees of Inisherin review – a film of real rural beauty, postcards given movement
With the stink of his performance in Don’t Worry Darling just about dissipating in the air, Amazon Studios appears to have it in for Harry… Read More »LFF 2022: My Policeman review – you’re just left wondering – so what?
Academy Award winner Sam Mendes is a talented filmmaker, from his debut the satirical drama American Beauty through gangster thriller Road to Perdition, war drama… Read More »LFF 2022: Empire of Light review – bolstered purely by Colman, Ward and Jones’ performances
Coming at us with an already clear box office bomb at the domestic taking Billy “on the street” Eichner’s star vehicle appears as one of… Read More »LFF 2022: Bros review – succeeds on the strength of it’s jokes
There’s been a lot made about Brendan Fraser’s history and his long road to a comeback. Suffice to say that the road to his triumphant… Read More »LFF 2022: The Whale review – a fittingly strong return for Brendan Fraser
LFF 2022: Decision to Leave review – a filmmaker who is predictable only in his total unpredictability
Park Chan-wook is a director of some pedigree. The South Korean director’s Vengeance trilogy, epitomised by middle chapter Oldboy helped put South Korean cinema on… Read More »LFF 2022: Decision to Leave review – a filmmaker who is predictable only in his total unpredictability
It’s easy to say that the world changed after MeToo, easy and very very lazy. Yes conversations were had more openly and people were more… Read More »LFF 2022: Women Talking review – a beautiful examination of faith and forgiveness
It will surprise no one to learn that Richard Eyre, director of Iris with Judi Dench and Notes on a Scandal with Judi Dench has… Read More »LFF 2022: Allelujah review – this may have worked on stage
Luca Guadagnino is a busy man, in the past few years he’s brought us A Bigger Splash, Call Me By Your Name, Suspiria, We Are… Read More »LFF 2022: Bones and All review – a delicious triumph
Since winning the best International Feature at the oscars for his phenomenal LGBT+ drama A Fantastic Woman, Sebastian Lelio has continued to make interesting work… Read More »LFF 2022: The Wonder review – how human beings need stories to make sense of their world.
After the success of Noah Baumbach’s last film for Netflix, the awards courting and winning Marriage Story it will come as no surprise that he… Read More »LFF 2022: White Noise review – a lot of noise, not much impact