LFF 2021: The Gravedigger’s Wife – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 22 minutes, Director – Khadar Ayderus Ahmed When his wife (Yasmin Warsame) falls ill, gravedigger Guled (Omar Abdi) must travel back to his home village to attempt to raise the money to save her life. There’s much within The Gravedigger’s Wife which boils downContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Gravedigger’s Wife – Review”

LFF 2021: Ride The Wave – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 24 minutes, Director – Martyn Robertson Documentary following pre-teen surfer Ben Larg as he attempts to tackle some of the biggest and most violent waves the world has to offer. There’s certainly a somewhat simplistic nature to director Martyn Robertson’s Ride The Wave. Yet,Continue reading “LFF 2021: Ride The Wave – Review”

LFF 2021: Dashcam – Review

Release Date – 3rd June 2022, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 17 minutes, Director – Rob Savage Loud and outspoken music streamer Annie (Annie Hardy) steals her former bandmate’s (Amar Chadha-Patel) car and begins to experience a series of supernatural attacks after picking up silent, elderly passenger Angela (Angela Enahoro). After the highContinue reading “LFF 2021: Dashcam – Review”

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 – TBC, Cert – N/A, 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 debut She Will.Continue 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”