Special Feature: A Century of Chinese Cinema at the BFI

This July, the BFI’s A Century of Chinese Cinema season (which runs all the way up until 7 October) shifts its focus towards the illustrious wuxia and the visually stunning, allegorical dimensions of the Fourth and Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers. Chinese cinema has always been inextricably linked to the Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘Under the Skin’

★★★★★ The term ‘alien’ is originally descended from the Latin expression ‘alienus’, roughly translating into modern English as something ‘belonging to another’. This points us firmly towards the direction of tonal enlightenment offered in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin (2013). There’s a Trojan horse-like nature to its formal audacity; are Continue Reading