Film reviews and more

Day: 10 April 2014

Film Review: ‘Willow and Wind’

★★★★☆ To coincide with the release of Mark Cousins’ A Story of Children and Film (2013), Filmhouse Edinburgh are rolling out The Cinema of Childhood – a touring film season exposing audiences to some of the rarest film’s covered in Cousins’ passionate celebration of childhood and film. The season launches this week with Mohammad-Ali Talebi’s Willow and Wind (1999), […]

Film Review: ‘The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears’

★★★★☆ With The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (2013), their follow-up to 2009’s Amer, Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani kick down the doors of perception and let loose with a spectacular work of psychedelic genre pillaging. This is cinematic pilfering with a difference; it’s not so much the result of watching a swathe of gialli as it is […]