Full Time (2021) EIFF Review

Full Time (2021) EIFF Review

Eric Gravel directs Laure Calamy in ‘Full Time’ – picture the Safdie Brothers directing a film about a single mother. Review by Mark Carnochan.

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Axiom (2022) EIFF Review

Axiom (2022) EIFF Review

Upcoming Swedish director Jöns Jönsson proves he’s a filmmaker to keep your eye on with the subtle but interesting ‘Axiom’ (2022) starring Moritz von Treuenfels. Review by Mark Carnochan.

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Aftersun (2022) EIFF Review

Aftersun (2022) EIFF Review

Paul Mescal stars as a dad managing anger issues in father-daughter relationship drama ‘Aftersun’ (2022), from screenwriter-director Charlotte Wells. Mark Carnochan reviews from EIFF.

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Cop Secret (2021) Review – BFI Flare

Cop Secret (2021) Review – BFI Flare

‘Cop Secret’ (2021), from Iceland international footballer Hannes Þór Halldórsson, is an outlandish and entertaining buddy cop movie. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Long Live My Happy Head (2022) Review – BFI Flare

Long Live My Happy Head (2022) Review – BFI Flare

‘Long Live My Happy Head’ (2022) is a wonderful new documentary from Will Hewitt and Austen McCowan exploring impending death through art. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Petite Maman (2021) Review

Petite Maman (2021) Review

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ director Céline Sciamma offers ‘Petite Maman’ (2021), her latest exploration of womanhood. It will unravel the grief in each of us. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Mothering Sunday (2021) Review

Mothering Sunday (2021) Review

Odessa Young and Josh O’Connor excel in an otherwise regular post-Great War romance from Eva Husson and screenwriter Alice Birch, ‘Mothering Sunday’ (2021). Review by Joseph Wade.

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Nitram (2021) LFF Review

Nitram (2021) LFF Review

Justin Kurzel film ‘Nitram’ (2021), starring Caleb Landry Jones, commits the sin of humanising a monster, something even a tense atmosphere and fantastic performances can’t overcome. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Spencer (2021) LFF Review

Spencer (2021) LFF Review

Kristen Stewart stars as Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’ (2021), from ‘Jackie’ director Pablo Larraín, an ambitious achievement that reframes the tragic legacy of the female icon. Leoni Horton reviews.

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