Beasts Of No Nation – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 29, 2015

As is the usual case when Africa becomes the setting for a major film, heavy drama is to ensue. Adapted from the novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala, director and screenwriter Cary Joji […]

Land of Mine – BFI LFF Review

September 26, 2015

There are not many badges of quality in the film industry, but quite often, the Danish Film Institute is one such badge you can have faith in. As subject matters go, World War Two has […]

The Here After – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 24, 2015

There’s an excellent and daring premise to the Swedish debut feature The Here After from writer director Magnus Von Horn. A young male teen released from a correctional facility for a heinous crime we are […]

Grandma – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 24, 2015

With a steady catalogue of comedy films that includes American Pie and About A Boy, director writer Paul Weitz has looked to an experienced head to drive and star in his latest body of work. […]

Virgin Mountain – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 23, 2015

There’s been a six year gap between Virgin Mountain and director writer Dagur Kári’s last film, The Good Heart, a film that was all well meaning but missed the mark. Back on his home turf […]

Cronies – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 23, 2015

Cronies Present day St. Louis is the setting for Cronies, a debut feature, written directed and produced by the Spike Lee endorsed Michael. J. Larnell. Shot in black and white, appearing immediately lo-fi, taking place […]

Markus Birdman: Grimm Realities

August 28, 2015

Markus Birdman is a man of many talents. As well as crafting a funny and heartfelt stand-up show, he also illustrates it using story-books he’s created himself, projected onto the screen. The drawings are colourful […]

Steve Bugeja: Day Release

August 26, 2015

It’s not hard to imagine Steve Bugeja becoming a big comedy star in the next few years. He tells us early on that he’s a real geek, an awkward introvert who can’t cope with most […]

John-Luke Roberts: Stdad-Up

August 24, 2015

If you’ve seen John-Luke Roberts at the Fringe before, you’ll find a lot of Stdad-Up familiar. In terms of structure, it is similar to last year’s show, Stnad-Up, which dealt with a breakup of a […]

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