LFF 2020: After Love – Review

Release Date – 4th June 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 29 minutes, Director – Aleem Khan On finding out that her husband (Nasser Memarzia) was having an affair, Mary (Joanna Scanlan) travels across the English Channel to France to learn more about his second life. We see very little of Mary (JoannaContinue reading “LFF 2020: After Love – Review”

LFF 2020: Nomadland – Review

Release Date – 30th April 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 47 minutes, Director – Chloé Zhao After her husband passes away and work appears to instantly vanish from around her, Fern (Frances McDormand) turns to living life roaming around America in her new home, her van. As with her previous feature, 2018’sContinue reading “LFF 2020: Nomadland – Review”

LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review

Release Date – 26th March 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Francis Lee A struggling palaeontologist (Kate Winslet) forms a relationship with a city wife (Saoirse Ronan) who she finds herself looking after on the Lyme Regis coast after tragedy strikes her. Despite the sound of the crashing tide,Continue reading “LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review”

LFF 2020: Rose: A Love Story – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 26 minutes, Director – Jennifer Sheridan Sam (Matt Stokoe) and Rose (Sophie Rundle) live in isolation in the hills above a small town, hiding a dark secret in their small cabin. Director Jennifer Sheridan makes her feature debut with Rose: A Love Story, aContinue reading “LFF 2020: Rose: A Love Story – Review”

LFF 2020: Another Round – Review

Release Date – 2nd July 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Thomas Vinterberg Four teachers decide to conduct an experiment to see whether a theory about keeping a blood-alcohol level of 0.05% will improve their everyday and working lives, however overtime they decide to increase this mark. Binge drinking.Continue reading “LFF 2020: Another Round – Review”

LFF 2020: Bad Tales – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Directors – Fabio D’Innocenzo, Damiano D’Innocenzo In the heat of the Italian summer family rifts are caused as a group of parents begin to act out in anger against their children, who themselves are discovering more of the world and themselves. TheContinue reading “LFF 2020: Bad Tales – Review”

LFF 2020: Ultraviolence – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 35 minutes, Director – Ken Fero Documentary exposing deaths in prisons, and on the streets, caused by police brutality and the effects that they have had. The brief text-filled trailer for Ultraviolence claims that this is a film that the police and politicians don’tContinue reading “LFF 2020: Ultraviolence – Review”

LFF 2020: Cicada – Review

Release Date – 21st January 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 33 minutes, Directors – Matt Fifer, Kieran Mulcare Breaking from a string of one night stands Ben (Matt Fifer), trying to cope with the recurring impacts of past sexual trauma, forms an instant connection with Sam (Sheldon D. Brown) New York City,Continue reading “LFF 2020: Cicada – Review”

LFF 2020: The Intruder – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 35 minutes, Director – Natalia Meta When her voice recordings begin to contain strange background noises Inés (Érica Rivas) begins to experience strange nightmares, further fuelled by the thought that there could be something unknown inside her. It’s been pointed out before, and shallContinue reading “LFF 2020: The Intruder – Review”

LFF 2020: Genus Pan – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 2 hours 36 minutes, Director – Lav Diaz Three goldminers (Nanding Yousef, Bart Guingona, Don Melvin Boongaling) venture through an expansive jungle to return to their home village. From looking at the filmography of director Lav Diaz two and a half hours is a relatively shortContinue reading “LFF 2020: Genus Pan – Review”