LFF 2022: My Robot Brother – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 24 minutes, Director – Frederik Nørgaard When her outdated, childish robot friend (Lars Brygmann, Kristian Holm Joensen) becomes a source of embarrassment Alberte (Selma Iljazovski) is gifted a new updated model (Philip Elbech Andresen) which is able to do more than any other robotContinue reading “LFF 2022: My Robot Brother – Review”

LFF 2022: Casa Susanna – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 37 minutes, Director – Sébastien Lifshitz The story of the Casa Susanna, a safe haven away from the rest of society in the late ’50s where people could go to express their gender identity and sexuality. There’s something of a wistful nature to CasaContinue reading “LFF 2022: Casa Susanna – Review”

LFF 2022: The Origin – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 27 minutes, Director – Andrew Cumming A prehistoric group of early humans find themselves attacked by an unknown force whilst searching unfamiliar terrain for a new homeland. Amongst the details and visuals leaning into the horror genre perhaps the most effective thing within TheContinue reading “LFF 2022: The Origin – Review”

All The Beauty And The Bloodshed – Review

Release Date – 27th January 2023, Cert – 18, Run-time – 2 hours 2 minutes, Director – Laura Poitras Documentary looking at the life of photographer Nan Goldin through her own pictures, alongside her present day activism against pharmaceutical company Perdue and the Sackler family in relation to the opioid crisis. “Photography was always aContinue reading “All The Beauty And The Bloodshed – Review”

Mat Sheldon ‘The Electricity In Me’ Interview

Writer-director Mat Sheldon joins me to discuss his upcoming short film The Electricity In Me, available to watch online very soon. In the conversation we discuss the likes of cutting away during a to-camera monologue, the work of music on set and opening up a personal story to the cast and crew. If you’d likeContinue reading “Mat Sheldon ‘The Electricity In Me’ Interview”

LFF 2022: Ashkal – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 31 minutes, Director – Youssef Chebbi When burnt bodies and skeletons begin to appear across Carthage two detectives (Mohamed Grayaâ, Fatma Oussaifi) try to find out the source of what may be an increase in self-immolation. With each stage of the investigative process thatContinue reading “LFF 2022: Ashkal – Review”

LFF 2022: The Eternal Daughter – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 36 minutes, Director – Joanna Hogg A mother and daughter (Tilda Swinton) confront the past in different ways as they spend time in a hotel which was once their family home. Joanna Hogg’s latest film, The Eternal Daughter, plays out like a personal ghostContinue reading “LFF 2022: The Eternal Daughter – Review”

LFF 2022: Allelujah – Review

Release Date – 17th March 2023, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 39 minutes, Director – Richard Eyre A geriatric ward in a small Yorkshire hospital is threatened with closure, despite the personal connection that the government inspector (Russell Tovey) has with the place. Perhaps much like some of the characters in the filmContinue reading “LFF 2022: Allelujah – Review”