Film Reviews

3408 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 20/02/2019. 699 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Piranhas by Claudio Giovannesi

13/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Based on a novel by Roberto Saviano, Claudio Giovannesi's latest film includes some impressive performances by its young protagonists but fails to capture the magic of Saviano’s writing  

La paranza dei bambini

La paranza dei bambini

Music and Apocalypse by Max Linz

13/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Young German filmmaker Max Linz presents a refreshing and bitterly evil satire on the German educational system and the country's intelligentsia  

Weitermachen Sanssouci

Weitermachen Sanssouci

On the Starting Line by Aldemar Matias

13/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: In his first film, about Cuban athlete Jenniffer, Aldemar Matias wanders around, recording her family and her country, but creating a movie that fails to leave a lasting impression  

La Arrancada

La Arrancada

O Beautiful Night by Xaver Böhm

13/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Young Berlin-based German filmmaker Xaver Böhm has created a deeply romantic journey through the night, which resembles a flamboyant baroque painting  

O Beautiful Night

O Beautiful Night

Searching Eva by Pia Hellenthal

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Anyone wishing to enter the world of Eva Collé, performer, web personality and the protagonist of Pia Hellenthal’s film presented in Panorama, had better buckle up and take a deep breath  

Searching Eva

Searching Eva

Mr. Jones by Agnieszka Holland

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Agnieszka Holland’s beautiful film links Orwell to the powerful story of the only journalist to denounce the Stalinist regime, despite strong opposition  

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Stitches by Miroslav Terzic

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Miroslav Terzić's second feature is an accomplished psychological drama with strong thriller elements that should play equally well to regular audiences and discerning cinephiles  

Šavovi

Šavovi

The Red Phallus by Tashi Gyeltshen

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Tashi Gyeltshen's debut feature unfolds in an interesting setting and employs some commendable visual solutions, but its slow pace fails to keep viewers hooked  

The Red Phallus

The Red Phallus

Staff Only by Neus Ballús

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Catalan director Neus Ballús’ second feature skilfully intertwines the coming-of-age story of a young girl with the intricate layers of its post-colonial setting  

Staff Only

Staff Only

Daniel by Marine Atlan

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Marine Atlan directs a delicate, charming and refreshing film about an anxious schoolboy’s unexpected romantic feelings  

Daniel fait face

Daniel fait face