CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 11 May 2018

Film Review: Border

★★★★☆ Ali Abbasi’s sophomore feature Border is a folkloric movie on monstrous love and what it means to be human. Not so much Beauty and the Beast as Beast and the Beast, Border is one of those films that almost from […]

Film Review: Sorry Angel

★★★☆☆ French writer and director Christophe Honoré’s Sorry Angel, a drama of gay love in early-nineties Paris, is a meandering, novelistic piece that manages to be perfectly fine without ever really being great. The new film from Honoré – miserably […]

Cannes 2018: Cold War review

★★★★★ Oscar-winning Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski (Ida, My Summer of Love) enters the front-running for the Cannes Palme d’Or with his new film Cold War, a beautifully composed tone poem to doomed love in Cold War Europe. Less is most […]

Film Review: That Good Night

★★★☆☆ There is the uncanny sense of art imitating life in Eric Styles’ poignant, end of life drama, featuring John Hurt’s swansong. That Good Night is about a man dealing with his impending death and Hurt was himself terminally ill […]

Film Review: Entebbe

★★★☆☆ A tense thriller inspired by true events, Entebbe explores one of the most daring hostage rescue missions ever attempted, and by combining vivid historical details with suspense, it is a powerful depiction of an international crisis that shook the […]