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David Katz


49 articles available in total starting from 11/07/2018. Last article published on 26/11/2020.

Review: Fisherman’s Friends

Review: Fisherman’s Friends

An amateur folk-singing group consisting of ten Cornish fishermen gains unlikely UK chart success in this feel-good British comedy by Chris Foggin  

19/03/2019 | Films | Reviews

Review: Monos

Review: Monos

Colombian auteur Alejandro Landes has returned after an eight-year hiatus with a film that oozes pure adrenaline and excellent technique  

01/02/2019 | Sundance 2019 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Review: Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Danish documentary provocateur Mads Brügger is back with what might prove to be his most intriguing, and cinematically accomplished, outing to date  

30/01/2019 | Sundance 2019 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

Review: The Lodge

Review: The Lodge

Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala make their Sundance and English-language feature debut, following 2014’s festival breakout hit Goodnight Mommy  

29/01/2019 | Sundance 2019 | Midnight

Review: Étangs Noirs

Review: Étangs Noirs

The debut feature by Belgian filmmakers Timeau De Keyser and Pieter Du-moulin is a minimalistic and enigmatic story in an urban setting, harking back to the works of the Dardenne brothers  

24/10/2018 | London 2018

Review: Sticks and Stones

Review: Sticks and Stones

Danish filmmaker Martin Skovbjerg's feature debut is an ambitious and arresting take on the impact of role models, privilege and technology on a certain type of male psyche  

16/10/2018 | London 2018

GoCritic! Review: Redemption

GoCritic! Review: Redemption

A blast from recent past that travels and certainly will continue to: a Karlovy Vary-premiering Israeli film that garnered its star the best actor award and was also very well received at Toronto  

20/09/2018 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2018

GoCritic! Feature: Harry Dean Stanton in Lucky

GoCritic! Feature: Harry Dean Stanton in Lucky

Our David Katz takes an in-depth look at the career of the recently departed and universally beloved American actor, through the lens of John Carroll Lynch's film which featured him in his last role  

20/09/2018 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2018

GoCritic! Review: Volcano

GoCritic! Review: Volcano

Our David Katz reviews the Ukrainian film Volcano from Karlovy Vary's East of the West, and references it with titles as diverse as Star Wars, Western and The Revenant  

11/07/2018 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2018

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