A Dark Song – BFI LFF 2016 – Review

September 29, 2016

Grief-stricken, Sophia (Catherine Walker) rents a secluded estate home in the country, ensuring its privacy with a lot of cash. Believing she will find what she seeks via the dark arts, she enlists the help […]

The Red Turtle – BFI LFF – Review

September 23, 2016

Michael Dudok De Wit was apparently surprised after being asked by animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli if he would make a feature for them. Free from dialogue, The Red Turtle is a story of a cast […]

Stress Man

September 23, 2016

De Lijn ‘Stress Man’ (2014) Agency: Famous, Brussels Directed by Marc & Emma Running Time: 00:48 “Leave stress behind. Take the bus into town” comes the tagline from this Belgium bus company advert. Reminiscent of […]

Down Under – BFI LFF – Review

September 22, 2016

  From the land that has brought cult comedy classics such as The Castle, Muriel’s Wedding, Kenny, writer director and actor Abe Forsythe makes his mark with the seemingly Four Lions Inspired, Down Under. Set in […]

Christine – BFI LFF – Review

September 20, 2016

Director Antonio Campos takes a poignant approach in portraying the lead up of news reporter and journalist Christine Chubbuck, who infamously took her own life live on air in 1974 on a regional Florida news […]

A Date For Mad Mary – BFI LFF – Review

September 19, 2016

Vying for the BFI LFF First Feature Competition is A Date for Mad Mary from director Darren Thornton, co-written with his brother Colin Thornton, present the story of twenty something Mary McArdle (Seána Kerslake) dubbed […]

Millennial Horror Story

September 15, 2016

Millennial Horror Story (2014) Written by Paul Gale Directed by T.J. Misny Starring Paul Gale, Sunita Mani, Lauren Ireland, Elyse Brandau, James Dwyer Running Time: 3:03 “A group of teenagers visiting a haunted old mansion […]

Rubber Guillotine

September 7, 2016

RUBBER GUILLOTINE (2016) Written & Directed by Bryan M. Ferguson Starring Louise McWilliams Running Time: 1:00 “RUBBER GUILLOTINE follows an angsty 17 year old girl who sucker punches her parent’s hopes for her future by […]

Ari Shaffir: Ari S-P-E-C-T

September 1, 2016

Two things are striking about Ari S-P-E-C-T. The first is that it’s a great name and fun to say, the second is that it’s very American. Shaffir, in fact, makes it something of a mission […]

Loyiso Gola: Dude Where’s My Lion

September 1, 2016

For a man who claims to hate crowd-work, he certainly knows how to handle one. Probably the most interrupted show I’ve seen at this Fringe, from the first gag to the last, people chipped in […]

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