Film reviews and more

Day: 13 February 2016

Berlin 2016: Things to Come review

★★★★☆ “Only in movies do women over forty leave their husbands,” remarks Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) whilst discussing her impending divorce with a former student. She’s right in one sense: how often are the lives of women […]

Berlin 2016: Lily Lane review

★★☆☆☆ Hungarian director Benedek Fliegauf, winner of the Silver Bear in 2012 for his bleak and brutally affecting thriller about the persecution faced by Hungary’s Romany community Just the Wind, returns to Berlin with his sixth […]

Berlin 2016: Coma review

★★★☆☆ “Every day is the same,” says one of the three women at the centre of Sara Fattahi’s Coma, an intimate and personal portrait of life in Syria at the beginning of the war. A grandmother, […]