The Most Beautiful Couple – Review

Actions have consequences. Even if they are not consciously made something that takes place leads to something else and a whole unknown path. This is the basis for the German movie The Most Beautiful...

Mid90s – Review

For the opening film of the 2019 Glasgow Film Festival the choice is somewhat unusual. Not with the content, rather the type of film that it is and the fact that it is a low key drama that doesn̵...
The Guilty Jakob Cedergren

The Guilty (Den Skyldige)

Real-time, one location movies have often been the setting of choice for low-budget indie flicks or European horror. The emergency services contact centre is usually the subject of documentary series...
Boy Erased Lucas Hedges Nicole Kidman Russell Crowe

Boy Erased – Review

Echoes of Troye Sivan’s song Revelation permeate Boy Erased. A few twinkling piano motifs here; a chorus there. It’s a really haunting piece of music, which is perhaps fitting for a film ...

Sweeney! – Review

For the last couple of years Network distribution has had a successfully released a series of movies under the imprint of The British Film. These cover a variety of genres and titles and have just st...

A Private War – Review

We have a tendency to take for granted the images we see on our televisions screens, especially from the areas of trouble around the world. The fact that people go in there to record and report on th...
The Hate U Give film review

The Hate U Give – Review

As opening scenes go, The Hate U Give offers up something pretty stark. A father, educating his nine, ten and one year old children as to what to do if they are ever in a car that gets pulled over by...

Six Of The Best: Films With Dogs

Man’s best friend. An undeniable source of loyalty, support and internet memes. Yes, we’ve been keeping canines as pets or, in fact, worshipping them as far back as ancient Aztec civilisations and Gr...

Orphee (Orpheus) – Review

Just having had a meticulous restoration carried out, the 1955 Jean Cocteau version of the classic myth Orpheus is re-released in a special BFI edition. Regarded at the time as a classic, it is still...