PIFF 2021: Cream – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 29 minutes, Director – Nóra Lakos A bakery owner (Vica Kerekes) assembles a fake family (László Mátray, Erik Gyarmati) in the hope of winning a cash prize that could save her business. “From now on I only care about my pastry shop” defiantly claimsContinue reading “PIFF 2021: Cream – Review”

PIFF 2021: Invisible Love – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 50 minutes, Director – Xiang Guo Jailed for murder Nguyen Thi Hoa (Hoang Thi Bich Phuong) finds herself reflecting on the relationships and affairs that have plagued her life. Thrown into a dark, cold, isolated jail cell, shackled and bleeding Nguyen Thi Hoa (HoangContinue reading “PIFF 2021: Invisible Love – Review”

PIFF 2021: Kiss The Ground – Review

Release Date – 22nd September 2020, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 25 minutes, Directors – Joshua Tickell, Rebecca Harrell Tickell Documentary looking into how agriculture and the Earth’s soil can help combat climate change. Aside from planting more trees and expanding home-grown produce Kiss The Ground turns and takes a look at howContinue reading “PIFF 2021: Kiss The Ground – Review”

LFF 2020: New Order – Review

Release Date – 25th June 2021, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 28 minutes, Director – Michel Franco A busy high-class wedding is interrupted and thrown into chaos when the lower classes stage a violent revolution. Writer-director Michel Franco’s New Order’s view of revolution is dark. Dark and nihilistic. It’s a bleak view ofContinue reading “LFF 2020: New Order – Review”

LFF 2020: African Apocalypse – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 28 minutes, Director – Rob Lemkin Student Femi Nylander travels to Niger to discover both his roots and those of French colonialist Captain Paul Voulet, whose acts are still having effect on modern generations. One of the most engaging things about African Apocalypse isContinue reading “LFF 2020: African Apocalypse – Review”

Mortal Kombat – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 50 minutes, Director – Simon McQuoid MMA fighter Cole (Lewis Tan) finds himself recruited to take part in the deadly Mortal Kombat tournament, with the aim of stopping evil Outworld forces from taking over the Earthrealm. Simon McQuoid makes clear from the opening scene of this modern takeContinue reading “Mortal Kombat – Review”

LFF 2020: Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – Caroline Catz Docudrama blending discovered tapes and recreations of influential, experimental sound designer and musician Delia Derbyshire (Caroline Catz) as she works in the BBC basement. Delia Derbyshire is perhaps best known for creating the iconic theme to Doctor Who.Continue reading “LFF 2020: Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes – Review”

LFF 2020: The Salt In Our Waters – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 46 minutes, Director – Rezwan Shahriar Sumit A young artist (Titas Zia) finds a small fishing village turning against him, his creations and most of all his modern-world views and knowledge. The picturesque sights, sounds and colours of the Bangladeshi fishing village that youngContinue reading “LFF 2020: The Salt In Our Waters – Review”

LFF 2020: Limbo – Review

Release Date – 30th July 2021, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 43 minutes, Director – Ben Sharrock A group of asylum seekers try to make their way in a remote area of Scotland, unsure as to whether they will be granted asylum or not, or what is happening to their families back home.Continue reading “LFF 2020: Limbo – Review”

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”