CPH:DOX: ‘The Visit’ review

★★★★☆ “Our scenario begins with the arrival. Your arrival. Welcome to our planet.” These words form the basis of Michael Madsen’s The Visit (2015); a tantalising reminder that humanity continues to send signals out into space and await a reply. For a film built completely on the discussion of hypothetical Continue Reading

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CPH:DOX: ‘Mallory’ review

★★★☆☆ Czech filmmaker Helena Trestíková is one of the leading exponents of what she refers to as “time collecting” cinema. It is the kind of thoughtful, ruminatory documentary that explores a story over a protracted period, its the non-fiction answer to Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2014), made famous by Michael Apted’s Continue Reading