Film reviews and more

Day: 28 June 2014

Edinburgh 2014: ‘What Now? Remind Me’ review

★★★★☆ Winner of the Locarno Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize last year (amongst a host of other accolades), 2013’s What Now? Remind Me (E Agora? Lembra-me) is a revealing self-portrait and memoir by Portuguese filmmaker Joaquim […]

Edinburgh 2014: ‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ review

★★☆☆☆ Best known as the one of the lovable nerds around which CBS’s world-dominating The Big Bang Theory revolves, Simon Helberg has now moved behind the camera for his cinematic directorial debut alongside his wife Jocelyn […]

Edinburgh 2014: Shorts strand review

★★★★★ Edinburgh Film Festival is renowned for showcasing the best new feature filmmaking talent and hosting premieres of new work by established directors, but what’s less well known is the outstanding shorts programmes, curated by Lydia […]

Edinburgh 2014: ‘The Owners’ review

★★★☆☆ To watch Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners (2014) is to be struck by confusion. A seemingly tragic premise – three siblings (including an epileptic child) inherit their mother’s home only to be thrown out by the […]