Film reviews and more

Day: 27 May 2021

Five films that will make you want to travel

Advertisements Whether you’re an adventurer who likes to conquer the wilderness or you prefer to scale skyscrapers in big cities, there’s a destination for you. In fact, it’s likely to have been captured on the big […]

Film Review: First Cow

Advertisements ★★★★★ Premiering at Telluride back in 2019 and now finally receiving a theatrical release courtesy of MUBI, First Cow has the honour of being among the year’s finest films three years running. No surprise, coming […]

Film Review: Frankie

Advertisements ★★☆☆☆ A family assemble for a vacation in Portugal and to confront a looming loss in Ira Sachs’ gentle talkathon, Frankie. The film takes place in the Portuguese city of Sinta, a beautiful location, and a […]

Film Review: Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In

Advertisements ★★★★☆ “Football, bloody hell!” Taciturn, but never a man to mince his words, only occasionally did the inscrutable exterior of Sir Alex Ferguson – one of football’s most fearsome managers – ever crack a smile. […]

Film Review: Surge

Advertisements ★★★☆☆ Finding Ben Whishaw at his most electric and engrossing best, Surge sees an airport security official a long way past the end of his rope and on a collision course with disaster. Aneil Karia’s […]