Francesca Militello

Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

'Alone in Berlin' (2016), Vincent Pérez's Hans Fallada novel adaptation starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Uwe Preuss and Daniel Brühl, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.[...]
The Great Gatsby (2013) Review

The Great Gatsby (2013) Review

'The Great Gatsby' (2013), Baz Luhrmann's F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.[...]
Singin' in the Rain (1952) Review

Singin' in the Rain (1952) Review

Take a look back at one of Hollywood's most classical musicals, 'Singin' in the Rain', starring Gene Kelly and the recently deceased Debbie Reynolds, in Francesca Militello's review.[...]
The Illusionist (2006) Review

The Illusionist (2006) Review

'The Illusionist' (2006) starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti and Jessica Biel has been reviewed by Francesca Militello here.[...]
Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann go head-to-head as Francesca Militello compares their adaptations of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet', here.[...]
The Young Victoria (2009) Review

The Young Victoria (2009) Review

'The Young Victoria' (2009) starring Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria in a historical drama about her early years as the monarch of the UK, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

Orson Welles may be the most influential American director of all time. Francesca Militello has analysed his artistic contributions in this special article.[...]
Joy (2015) Flash Review

Joy (2015) Flash Review

'Joy' (2015), the Golden Globe winning David O. Russell movie starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.[...]
Under Sandet (2015) Review

Under Sandet (2015) Review

German-Danish co-production 'Under Sandet' ('Land of Mine' - 2015) exploring German prisoners of war in World War II, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello here.[...]
Rubbeldiekatz - Woman in Love (2011) Review

Rubbeldiekatz - Woman in Love (2011) Review

German comedy 'Rubbeldiekatz' (2011), known as 'Woman In Love' in English, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello here.[...]
13 Minutes (2015) Review

13 Minutes (2015) Review

Francesca Militello has reviewed Oliver Hirschbiegel's '13 Minutes' (2015), a German war movie about the life of Georg Elser, a man who attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1939. Read it here.[...]
Not another Happy Ending (2013) Flash Review

Not another Happy Ending (2013) Flash Review

Francesca Militello has provided a flash review of 'Not another Happy Ending' (2013) starring Karen Gillan, Stanley Weber and Iain De Caestecker.[...]
Life (2015) Review

Life (2015) Review

Just two days after James Dean's Birthday, Francesca Militello remembers him in her review of the biopic 'Life' (2015) starring Dane Dehaan, Robert Pattinson and Ben Kingsley. Read where the film ranks on our 24 point scale, here.[...]
The Berlin International Film Festival- Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin

The Berlin International Film Festival- Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin

Francesca Militello gives an overview of key facts of the Berlinale ahead of the 66th edition of the festival this February in this special preview piece.[...]
In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Review

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Review

In this week's post Francesca Militello has reviewed 'In the Heart of the Sea' (2015) starring Chris Hemswoth, Ben Whishaw and Cillian Murphy.[...]
Brooklyn (2015) Flash Review

Brooklyn (2015) Flash Review

Read Francesca Militello's take on 'Brooklyn' (2015) and see where the film ranks on our 24 point scale.[...]
Joyeux Noël (2005) Review

Joyeux Noël (2005) Review

Francesca Militello gives an insight into the Christmas truce film 'Joyeux Noël' (2005). Take a look at her article and see where the film ranks on our 24 point scale, here.[...]
Great Expectations (2012)

Great Expectations (2012)

See where Mike Newell's adaptation of the popular Dickens novel 'Great Expectations' (2012) ranks on The Film Magazine's 24 point scale in this week's review by Francesca Militello.[...]
Burn After Reading (2008) Flash Review

Burn After Reading (2008) Flash Review

See where Joel and Ethan Coen's 'Burn After Reading' (2008) ranks in The Film Magazine's 24 point scale in this week's flash review by Francesca Militello.[...]
Queen and Country (2014) Review

Queen and Country (2014) Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed 'Queen and Country' (2014) starring Callum Turner and directed by John Boorman.[...]
Ten of the Best... British Actors

Ten of the Best... British Actors

Find out who made Francesca Militello's list of 10 of the Best British Actors, here.[...]
Woman in Gold (2015) Review

Woman in Gold (2015) Review

This week Francesca Miltello has reviewed 'Woman in Gold' (2015) starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGovern and Jonathan Pryce.[...]
5 Iconic British Actresses

5 Iconic British Actresses

Francesca Militello lists "5 Iconic British Actresses" in her piece this week. Check it out, here.[...]
Das Boot (1981) Review

Das Boot (1981) Review

In this week's review Francesca Militello takes a look at a classic of German cinema: 'Das Boot' (1981) directed by Wolfgang Petersen.[...]
Ten of the Best... German Actresses

Ten of the Best... German Actresses

Take a look at Francesca Militello's article on ten of the best German actresses, a follow-up to her previous piece on ten of the best German actors.[...]
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) Review

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed "Far from the Madding Crowd" starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge and Juno Temple. See where the film ranks on The Film Magazine’s 24 point scale.[...]
A Little Chaos (2014) Review

A Little Chaos (2014) Review

In this week's piece Francesca Militello has reviewed 'A Little Chaos' starring Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, and Helen McCrory.[...]
Cemetery Junction (2010) Flash Review

Cemetery Junction (2010) Flash Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed 'Cemetery Junction' starring Christian Cooke, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Jack Doolan, Emily Watson, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Goode, Ralph Fiennes.[...]
Five Must See.... German War Films

Five Must See.... German War Films

This week have a look at Francesca Militello's picks for five must see German war films.[...]
The Age Of Adaline (2015) Review

The Age Of Adaline (2015) Review

In this week’s review Francesca Militello has taken a look at The Age Of Adaline starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew, Harrison Ford, Ellen Burstyn.[...]
Hannah Arendt (2012) Review

Hannah Arendt (2012) Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed Margarethe Von Trotta’s biopic "Hannah Arendt", starring Barbara Sukowa in the leading role.[...]
Me and Orson Welles (2009) Review

Me and Orson Welles (2009) Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed Me and Orson Welles, a Richard Linklater film based on the novel of the same name by Robert Kaplow.[...]
Love, Rosie (2014) Review

Love, Rosie (2014) Review

This week Francesca Militello has written a flash review of Love, Rosie starring Sam Claflin and Lily Collins.[...]
Testament Of Youth (2014) Review

Testament Of Youth (2014) Review

Don’t miss Francesca Militello’s review of 'Testament of Youth', a gripping WWI drama based on the acclaimed autobiography by Vera Brittain.[...]
The Riot Club (2014) Review

The Riot Club (2014) Review

This week Francesca Militello has reviewed The Riot Club, starring Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth. Read her impressions in the full post, here.[...]
Ten of the best…German actors

Ten of the best…German actors

In her latest piece, Francesca Militello gives an overview of some of her favourite German actors - ranked from 10 to 1.[...]
Laggies (2014) Flash Review

Laggies (2014) Flash Review

Francesca Militello has written a flash review of "Laggies", directed by Lynn Shelton and starring Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell.[...]
Suite Française (2015) Review

Suite Française (2015) Review

In this brand-new review by Francesca Militello, she takes a closer look at Suite Française and shares her opinions on this much anticipated romantic war drama film which is guaranteed to be a tear-jerker.[...]
The Railway Man (2013) Review

The Railway Man (2013) Review

Francesca Militello has reviewed 'The Railway Man', a biopic film starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgård. Read it here.[...]