Film reviews and more

Day: 17 June 2016

Interview: Matteo Garrone, dir. Tale of Tales

Matteo Garrone first came to prominence internationally upon the release of his striking mafia epic Gomorrah – it might be hard to imagine just a few short years later he’s off into the woods for a […]

Interview: Eva Husson, dir. Bang Gang

For her feature filmmaking debut, French writer-director Eva Husson has created an exuberant concoction of themes that are equally timeless and eye opening. As much a feverish salutation to teenage spirit as it is a cautionary […]

Film Review: The Violators

★★★★☆ Ten years have passed since Shane Meadows’ This Is England punched a vitriolic, tattooed fist through the 1980s Midlands racial divide. Nationalist tension does not feature in novelist turned writer-director Helen Walsh’s The Violators but […]