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.

Yomeddine by A.B. Shawky

10/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Propelled into the limelight of the Cannes competition, Egyptian director A.B. Shawky's first film is a simple, luminous and moving road-movie with a focus on social exclusion  

Yomeddine

Yomeddine

The Eyes of Orson Welles by Mark Cousins

10/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Through drawings and doodles made by Orson Welles, filmmaker and scholar Mark Cousins gives us an insight into the man and his movies  

The Eyes of Orson Welles

The Eyes of Orson Welles

Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa

09/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Sergei Loznitsa plunges into the heart of the eastern Ukrainian conflict with an impressionist, dark and scathing film – a tragicomedy with absurdist undertones  

Donbass

Donbass

One Day by Zsófia Szilágyi

09/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Zsófia Szilágyi’s first full-length film heaves with tension and a keen sense of realism, following the daily grind of a woman and mother on the verge of breaking down  

Egy nap

Egy nap

Loro 2 by Paolo Sorrentino

09/05/2018

In his film about Silvio Berlusconi, Paolo Sorrentino appropriates and reinvents the billionaire politician’s entire history  

Loro 2

Loro 2

Everybody Knows by Asghar Farhadi

08/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s new film is a highly-skilled Spanish thriller and a disturbingly precise exercise in dredging up past secrets  

Todos lo saben

Todos lo saben

Birds of Passage by Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra

08/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s ambitious new film is an ethnographic Shakespearean saga on the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia  

Pájaros de verano

Pájaros de verano

Loro 1 by Paolo Sorrentino

24/04/2018

Paolo Sorrentino delves into the conscience of the controversial politician and businessman, Silvio Berlusconi, leaving all moral commentary aside  

Loro 1

Loro 1

Smuggling Hendrix by Marios Piperides

23/04/2018

Cypriot debutant writer-director Marios Piperides explores the ongoing dispute in his homeland in a comic and absurd way that aims to break down borders  

Smuggling Hendrix

Smuggling Hendrix

Distances by Elena Trapé

19/04/2018

Elena Trapé demonstrates audacity and talent in her new film where a reunion between long-time friends in Berlin very quickly turns sour as a result of lies and disillusion  

Les distàncies

Les distàncies