Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)

July 4, 2018

  After 27-year-old William (Aneurin Barnard) fails at his ninth attempt at suicide, he decides to take up a genial 65-year-old hitman, Leslie (the ever-excellent Tom Wilkinson), on his offer to help out. Leslie has […]

Possum

July 3, 2018

Sean Harris is on magnificently twisted form as Philip, a troubled children’s puppeteer who is forced to face up to his wicked stepfather (Alun Armstrong, delivering an equally deranged performance) and the dark and surreal […]

Life After Flash

July 3, 2018

A fascinating exploration into the life of Sam J. Jones, beginning with his name-making lead performance in the 1980 fantasy classic Flash Gordon, that establishes what makes Mike Hodges’ film so iconic and enduring. Sacked […]

Humor Me

July 2, 2018

  Elliott Gould and Jemaine Clement play father and son in this thoroughly engaging comedy from Sam Hoffman, writer of the hit web series Old Jews Telling Jokes. Struggling playwright Nate (Clement) moves in with […]

Time Trial

June 28, 2018

For the first few minutes Time Trial feels oddly unengaging. Cyclist David Millar, the subject of Finlay Pretsell’s new documentary, does not have the intimidating magnetism of Lance Armstrong and as a result the film […]

Anna and the Apocalypse

June 28, 2018

Teenage Anna is desperate to move away from her hometown, where everything is too familiar. The night of the high school Christmas concert approaches and things get seriously weird and bloody when the undead arrive […]

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

June 27, 2018

A wild and energetically funny dose of Australian nostalgia, this sprawling comedy is wonderfully marshalled by writer-director Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert). This is a glossy and often wonderfully rude […]

The Secret of Marrowbone

June 27, 2018

  Adapted from Sergio G Sanchez’s first script, 2007’s The Orphanage was a stunning psychological horror realised by A Monster Calls’ director J.A Bayona. Sanchez’s script is concise and effective with its scares, admirably restrained […]

Metamorphosis

June 25, 2018

A beautiful and provocative poem for the planet, this sprawling and passionate film aims to take the pulse of our world, witness changes taking place, and to capture the true scale of the global environmental […]

Hochelaga, Land of Souls

June 24, 2018

800 years of history collide in Quebecois filmmaker François Girard’s sixth feature film Hochelaga, Land of Souls. While the present — in which Mohawk archaeologist Baptiste Asigny (Samian) is giving a talk on the discoveries […]

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