Film Reviews

3139 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 18/10/2018. 585 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Western by Valeska Grisebach

19/05/2017

CANNES 2017: Valeska Grisebach subtly revisits the codes of the western by transposing them to the modern day in deepest Bulgaria, with a story about German construction workers  

Western

Western

Lover for a Day by Philippe Garrel

19/05/2017

CANNES 2017: Philippe Garrel delivers a marvellously stripped-back film about the eternally fluctuating territories and underground manoeuvres of love  

L'Amant d'un jour

L'Amant d'un jour

Bright Sunshine In by Claire Denis

19/05/2017

CANNES 2017: Claire Denis’ new film is truly delicious, of a "theoretical" and emotional intelligence that is as tasty as it is universally moving  

Un beau soleil intérieur

Un beau soleil intérieur

Barbara by Mathieu Amalric

19/05/2017

CANNES 2017: The film, screened at Cannes to open the Un Certain Regard section, reaffirms Mathieu Amalric’s directorial talent for palimpsest narration  

Barbara

Barbara

Jupiter's Moon by Kornél Mundruczó

19/05/2017

CANNES 2017: This thrill ride of a film by Kornél Mundruczó blends Christlike fantasy with the topics of migrants and a society on the brink of becoming a police state  

Felesleges ember

Felesleges ember

Sicilian Ghost Story by Antonio Piazza, Fabio Grassadonia

18/05/2017

CANNES 2017: The latest film by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza which opened Critics’ Week, broaches one of the many atrocious crimes of the Sicilian mafia from an original visual angle  

Sicilian Ghost Story

Sicilian Ghost Story

Loveless by Andrey Zvyagintsev

18/05/2017

CANNES 2017: Andrey Zvyagintsev has made a brilliant, unforgiving and brutally dark film centring on a child caught in the prevailing headlights of hatred  

Nelyubov

Nelyubov

Ismael's Ghosts by Arnaud Desplechin

17/05/2017

CANNES 2017: Arnaud Desplechin brilliantly toys with interlacing narratives to create a dizzying and fabulous tale worthy of abstract expressionism  

Les Fantômes d'Ismaël

Les Fantômes d'Ismaël

2Night by Ivan Silvestrini

15/05/2017

Ivan Silvestrini’s second film, a remake of an Israeli film, centres around two young strangers who plan to spend the night having sex, but can’t find a parking space  

2Night

2Night

Behind the Random Denominator by Mart Sander

15/05/2017

This horror debut – which recently had its world premiere at the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival in Estonia – plays with the clichés of the genre to present a puzzle box of a film  

Behind the Random Denominator

Behind the Random Denominator