Surge (2021) Review – GFF

Surge (2021) Review – GFF

Headlined by an unforgettable and unrecognisable performance from Ben Whishaw, ‘Surge’ has a “wild, kinetic energy” that evokes comparisons to ‘Joker’ and ‘Falling Down’. Jack Cameron reviews.

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Cowboys (2021) Review – GFF

Cowboys (2021) Review – GFF

Anna Kerrigan writes and directs Steve Zahn and Jillian Bell in the Tribeca award winning family drama ‘Cowboys’, about a trans boy and his family relationships. Jack Cameron reviews.

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Voice of Silence (2021) Review – GFF

Voice of Silence (2021) Review – GFF

Screenwriter-director Hong Eui-jeong announces himself as a talent to look out for in the future in his feature debut ‘Voice of Silence’, an off-kilter South Korean film starring ‘Burning’ actor Yoo Ah-in. Jack Cameron reviews.

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Sweetheart (2021) Review – GFF

Sweetheart (2021) Review – GFF

Marley Morrison British seaside holiday film ‘Sweetheart’, featuring the debuting Nell Barlow, is a nuanced exploration of sexuality and a modern twist in the realm of British film. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Enemies of the State (2020) Review

Enemies of the State (2020) Review

Is Matt DeHart a liberating whistleblower in possession of incriminating evidence against the US government or just trying to escape prosecution for heinous crimes? ‘Enemies of the State’ explores, Jack Cameron reviews.

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Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (2021) Review – GFF

Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (2021) Review – GFF

Marianne Elliott-Said, aka punk pioneer Poly Styrene of the X-Ray Spex, is the subject of her daughter’s documentary ‘Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché’ (2021), reviewed from Glasgow Film Festival by Leoni Horton.

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Creation Stories (2021) Review – GFF

Creation Stories (2021) Review – GFF

Directed by Nick Moran, Creation Stories – about music studio founder Alan McGee – is a mildly offensive, egotistical mess, and we can only hope Liam and Noel Gallagher never see this film. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Jumbo (2021) Review – GFF

Jumbo (2021) Review – GFF

Starring Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant, ‘Jumbo’ is a surefooted yet strangely erotic adrenaline ride through the wildest depths of sexual fantasy. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Minari (2021) Review – GFF

Minari (2021) Review – GFF

Lee Isaac Chung’s semi-autobiographical Sundance home run manages to be “both quietly poignant and thunderously profound”. Leoni Horton reviews from Glasgow Film Festival.

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Our Ladies (2020) GFF Review

Our Ladies (2020) GFF Review

Directed by Michael Caton-Jones, ‘Our Ladies’ is a ‘wildly entertaining riot of a movie’. Click to read Sophie Butcher’s review in full.

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