Fugue Agnieszka Smoczyńska

Fugue (Fuga) – Review

A woman teeters on her heels; unsteady on her feet. She’s walking on a railway line and her clothes are covered in soil. Suddenly, she reaches the station platform, which she then crawls awkwar...

Galveston – Review

Ben Foster and Elle Fanning star in Mealanie Laurent’s grim and harrowing crime thriller, Galveston. From a story by Nic Pizzolatto, the True Detective creator has adapted the screenplay from his own...

Lost in London – Review

In 2017 Woody Harrelson made his directorial debut with the highly ambitious Lost in London. Filmed entirely in one take, the movie was broadcast live into theatres on the 19th of January 2017. Based...

Thunder Road – Review

You get a sense of what awaits you as the opening scene of Thunder Road unfolds. Adapted from a thirteen minute short film of the same name, the main character is presenting the eulogy for his recent...

Border – Review

Films like Border do not come along very often, especially to UK cinemas. This, more than anything else, is a good argument for the benefits that come from the likes of The Glasgow Film festival. The...

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...
A New Leaf

A New Leaf (1971)

It’s a shame to think that many contemporary cinema goers will be unaware of the work of Elaine May. Which is why it’s so great that the Glasgow Film Festival are running May Days as one ...
The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

In so many ways, The Sisters Brothers isn’t your typical Western. There isn’t an over abundance of violence; there are no Native Americans or other ethnic groups drafted in as a perceived...
The Feeling of Being Watched

The Feeling of Being Watched

Fear and paranoia are two incredibly useful tools in the search for control. If you create enough fear surrounding a particular community, ethnicity or religion, it almost creates a need for surveill...