Film Reviews

942 film reviews available in total starting from 01/03/2005. Last updated on 24/05/2018. 181 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Rafiki by Wanuri Kahiu

14/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Wanuri Kahiu’s second feature film, showing in Un Certain Regard, explores a lesbian relationship in the conservative society of Kenya  

Rafiki

Rafiki

Happy as Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher

14/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Alice Rohrwacher is back in Cannes’ Competition with an uneven, but wildly interesting, story based on true events that proves she is only just getting warmed up as a storyteller  

Lazzaro felice

Lazzaro felice

Our Struggles by Guillaume Senez

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Guillaume Senez's film focuses on the difficulty of juggling one’s personal and professional life, when a father finds himself having to care for his two young children alone  

Nos batailles

Nos batailles

Bergman – A Year in a Life by Jane Magnusson

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Jane Magnusson presents a warts-and-all Ingmar Bergman coverage of the year 1957, during which our (anti-)hero achieved many things, at least some of them destined for greatness  

Bergman — ett år, ett liv

Bergman — ett år, ett liv

The World Is Yours by Romain Gavras

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Romain Gavras directs a hilarious film with a well-developed plot that leads to a gang of petty drug dealers pretending to be gangsters on the Costa Brava  

Le Monde est à toi

Le Monde est à toi

The Angel by Luis Ortega

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: In his 7th feature, the young Argentine director, Luis Ortega, takes us on a frenzied ride in the company of an irresistibly cheeky and cherub-faced young psychopath  

El Ángel

El Ángel

Chris the Swiss by Anja Kofmel

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Anja Kofmel sensitively and clearly tells the story of her cousin, who died in mysterious circumstances during the Croatian War of Independence  

Chris the Swiss

Chris the Swiss

Girls of the Sun by Eva Husson

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: In her treatment of the subject of female Kurdish fighters, Eva Husson succeeds in communicating a strong message, but unfortunately fails to convey the finer points  

Les Filles du soleil

Les Filles du soleil

Girl by Lukas Dhont

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Lukas Dhont delivers a jaw-dropping debut film about the emotional and physical struggle of a young transgender girl on the cusp of a transformation  

Girl

Girl

The Load by Ognjen Glavonic

13/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Ognjen Glavonić's first fiction feature is a stark look at a war crime from the Kosovo War and its implications, with Leon Lučev giving an amazing performance in the main role  

Teret

Teret