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 – TBC, 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. It’s traditionContinue 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 – TBC, Cert – N/A, 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, a placeContinue 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”

LFF 2020: Wildfire – Review

Release Date – 19th March 2021, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 25 minutes, Director – Cathy Brady When her sister, Kelly (Nika McGuigan), returns after being missing for several years, Lauren (Nora-Jane Noone) must put up with circulating rumours and their pasts coming back to haunt them in their small Northern Irish borderContinue reading “LFF 2020: Wildfire – Review”

LFF 2020: Sound For The Future – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 42 minutes, Director – Matt Hulse Director Matt Hulse recreates his siblings’ punk band, The Hippies, from when he was eleven. Documentarian and short-maker Matt Hulse’s Sound For The Future could easily come across as some sort of breakdown or vanity project, as heContinue reading “LFF 2020: Sound For The Future – Review”