LFF 2021: Luzzu – Review

Release Date – 27th May 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 34 minutes, Director – Alex Camilleri Struggling fisherman Jesmark (Jesmark Scicluna) gets involved in black market operations as his work faces increasing restrictions and pressures, limiting him from providing for his wife (Michela Farrugia) and child. “Without a boat you lose yourContinue reading “LFF 2021: Luzzu – Review”

LFF 2021: Hit The Road – Review

Release Date – 29th July 2022, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 33 minutes, Director – Panah Panahi Stuck in a car, on a long journey to an unknown destination, a family put up with each other as they travel across endless, uneven terrain. For much of the opening 20-25 minutes of writer-director PanahContinue reading “LFF 2021: Hit The Road – Review”

LFF 2021: Inexorable – Review

Release date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – Fabrice du Welz A writer (Benoît Poelvoorde), alongside his wife (Mélanie Doutey) and daughter (Janaina Halloy), retreats to a lavish mansion to write the follow-up to his highly successful novel, however he finds himself distracted by mysterious housemaid (Alba GaïaContinue reading “LFF 2021: Inexorable – Review”

LFF 2021: She Will – Review

Release date – 22nd July 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 35 minutes, Director – Charlotte Colbert After a double mastectomy an aging actress (Alice Krige) finds herself confronting past and present traumas in an isolated Scottish wellbeing retreat. There’s a large selection of ideas at play within Charlotte Colbert’s horror feature debutContinue reading “LFF 2021: She Will – Review”

LFF 2021: The Wolf Suit – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 14 minutes, Director – Sam Firth Director Sam Firth looks back at, and attempts to recreate, her parents divorce, and her own childhood, based on their accounts and her own personal memories. “In some ways I’ve been making this film since I was aContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Wolf Suit – Review”

LFF 2021: The Phantom Of The Open – Review

Release Date – 18th March 2022, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 42 minutes, Director – Craig Roberts Humble working class family man and shipyard worker Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance) finds himself playing ‘professionally’ in the 1976 British Open, having never played a round of golf in his life. Maurice Flitcroft has been labelledContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Phantom Of The Open – Review”

LFF 2021: Money Has Four Legs – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – Maung Sun While trying to make his debut feature, hopeful director Wai Bhone (Okkar Dat-Khe) runs into financial troubles in both his personal and moviemaking lives. Opening his feature debut, co-writer (alongside Ma Aeint) and director Maung Sun takes aContinue reading “LFF 2021: Money Has Four Legs – Review”

LFF 2021: Nascondino – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 25 minutes, Director – Victoria Fiore Following four years in the life of Entoni, grandson of worried grandmother Dora, who fears that he is heading towards a dangerous life of crime. There’s a compelling draw within the conflicting familial nature of Victoria Fiore’s documentaryContinue reading “LFF 2021: Nascondino – Review”

LFF 2021: A Banquet – Review

Release Date – 11th March 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 37 minutes, Director – Ruth Paxton Widowed mother Holly (Sienna Guillory) begins to fear for her teenage daughter, Betsey (Jessica Alexander), when she begins to refuse to eat, and yet loses no weight. While it may initially seem as a response toContinue reading “LFF 2021: A Banquet – Review”

LFF 2021: The Neutral Ground – Review

Release Date – 21st January 2022, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 22 minutes, Director – CJ Hunt Documentary looking into the feuding reactions and campaigns in response to the New Orleans City Council’s vote to remove four confederate statues in the city, with similar events happening around the world. When it comes toContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Neutral Ground – Review”