Film Reviews

  • LFF 2014: Giovanni’s Island Review

    Director: Mizuho Nishikubo. Cast: Kota Yokoyama, Polina Ilyushenko, Junya Taniai, Tatsuya Nakadai. Running Time: 102 minutes. Synopsis: Although the second world war has come to...

  • LFF 2014: French Riviera Review

    Director: André Téchiné. Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Guillaume Canet, Adèle Haenel. Running Time: 116 minutes. Synopsis: Catherine Deneuve stars in André Techiné’s drama about familial, financial and possibly murderous intrigue...

  • LFF 2014: Metamorphoses Review

    Director: Christophe Honore. Cast: Amira Akili, Sebastian Hirel, Melodie Richard, Damien Chapelle, George Babluani. Running Time: 102 minutes. Synopsis: A young girl, Europe (Akili), is...

  • LFF 2014: Excuse My French Review

    Director: Amr Salama. Cast: Kinda Alloush, Hani Adel, Ahmed Dash. Running Time: 110 minutes Synopsis: A Christian boy in Egypt is forced to swap his elite education for state...

  • LFF 2014: The Way He Looks Review

    Director: Daniel Ribeiro Cast: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim Running time: 95 minutes Certificate: 12A Synopsis: Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His...

  • LFF 2014: Dear White People Review

    Director: Justin Simien Cast: Tessa Thompson, Lionel Higgins, Brandon P Bell, Kyle Gallner, Dennis Haysbert, Marque Richardson, Justin Dobies Running time: 100 minutes Certificate: TBC...

  • LFF 2014: The Imitation Game Review

    Director: Morten Tyldum. Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong, Charles Dance, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech. Running Time: 114 minutes Synopsis: The life of Alan Turing, the...

  • LFF 2014: The Duke Of Burgundy Review

    Director: Peter Strickland. Cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D’Anna. Running Time: 104 minutes. Synopsis: Peter Strickland’s new film is a bold and sensual exploration of the power dynamic between...

  • LFF 2014: Camp X-Ray Review

    Director: Peter Sattler Cast: Kristen Stewart, Payman Maadi. Running Time: 117 minutes. Synopsis: Kristen Stewart stars as a guard in Gauntanamo Bay who strikes an uncomfortable bond with one...

  • Annabelle Review

    Director: John R. Leonetti. Cast: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, Alfre Woodard. Certificate: 15 Running Time: 98 minutes. Synopsis: After a home invasion by...