Film Review: ‘Elsa & Fred’

★★★☆☆ Over the past few years, the film industry’s realisation that profits lie with a swathe of older viewers – the coined term is ‘the grey pound’ – has led to a plethora of films aimed squarely in their direction. The UK has seen big hits like The Last Exotic Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘8½’

★★★★★ A regular fixture in discussions of cinema’s greatest ever achievements, Federico Fellini’s 8½ (1963) returns to screens this week thanks to European preservationists Argent and the British Film Institute. Regarded by Fellini himself as his eight-and-a-halfth feature (hence the playful, self-referential title), 8½ would go on to be recognised Continue Reading