Film reviews and more

Day: 25 October 2017

Film Review: Thor: Ragnarok

★★★★☆ New Zealand director Taika Waititi brings his comic skills to the latest Marvel instalment Thor: Ragnarok – a gleefully rainbow-coloured romp that feels like a Saturday morning cartoon on a big budget, packed with the director’s brand of off-beat […]

Film Review: The Snowman

★★☆☆☆ Harry Hole is a barely functional alcoholic, but he’s also the best detective on the Oslo Police Force. When a series of women are abducted and killed, each left with a snowman marking the crime, Harry must grapple with […]

Film Review: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

★★★★★ Sophie Fiennes returns with yet another fascinating character study, blending slick concert footage with impromptu, intimate filming of musician and fashion icon Grace Jones as she darts between America, Europe and Jamaica – a force of vitality and glamour. […]

Film Review: Deliver Us (Liberami)

★★★☆☆ In select UK cinemas this week, Italian director Federica Di Giacomo eschews genre sensationalism for her Palermo-set exorcism documentary Deliver Us (Liberami), which is far more interested in its human subjects than it is in the demonic.Of course, the very […]

Film Review: Call Me by Your Name

★★★★★ Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name completes the Italian director’s trilogy of desire. Based on the novel of the same name by André Aciman, this luxurious coming-of-age tale is a portrait of youthful infatuation complete with its highs […]

Interview: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, Breathe

Ahead of its release in UK cinemas nationwide, our very own Zoe Margolis sat down with British Breathe stars Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy to chat about their experience of shooting the film and of working with director Andy Serkis. […]

Film Review: Breathe

★★★★☆ From Andy Serkis’ production company The Imaginarium, Breathe marks Serkis’ feature directorial debut and, as a romantic tearjerker, is a departure from the usual VFX-heavy fantasy movies we’re familiar with seeing him in.Written by William Nicholson, Breathe is the […]