Film Reviews

3451 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 21/03/2019. 702 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

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

A Tale of Three Sisters by Emin Alper

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Emin Alper’s flawed fable has brief moments of wonder but is not afraid to get its fingernails dirty  

Kız Kardeşler

Kız Kardeşler

Our Defeats by Jean-Gabriel Périot

12/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Jean-Gabriel Périot returns to the cinema of May '68, questioning young high schoolers about their ideals and the political action needed to change the world  

Nos défaites

Nos défaites

Normal by Adele Tulli

11/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Through a rigorous but somewhat moralistic lens, Adele Tulli explores the normalisation of social practices characterising gender identities in Italy today  

Normal

Normal

The Operative by Yuval Adler

11/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Israel's Yuval Adler delivers a well-executed spy film about a female Mossad agent whose humanity threatens to undermine her mission  

The Operative

The Operative

Dafne by Federico Bondi

11/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: This lovable, character-driven family drama directed by Federico Bondi is likely to steal the hearts of the Panorama audience  

Dafne

Dafne

Kids by Nina Wesemann

11/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Nina Wesemann's first solo endeavour is an endearing observational documentary on modern childhood in Berlin  

Kinder

Kinder

Monsters. by Marius Olteanu

11/02/2019

BERLIN 2019: Marius Olteanu’s tormented love story, screening in Forum, explores compromise and social pressure  

Monștri.

Monștri.