Djam is one of those films whose uplifting soundtrack instantly transports you to a different place and proves how music … More
Oh Lucy! (2017) – the slow-motion roller-coaster ride of a Japanese middle-aged woman in search of love
Starring late 90s heartthrob Josh Hartnett, Oh Lucy! (2017, Japan) by Atsuko Hirayanagi is the tragic and farcical portrayal of … More
Funny, sensuous, heart-breaking, thought-provoking, international… BFI Flare 2017 was more diverse and exciting than ever
This year’s edition of the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, which took place 16th – 26th March 2017, offered … More
Californian women on the verge of a new century
Mike Mill’s light drama 20th Century Women explores the ups and downs of a peculiar group of women (and men) … More
T2 Trainspotting (2017): what’s life like when you’ve been on drugs for 20 years?
Unlike superhero franchises, bespectacled magician sagas and New-Zealand-based heroic fantasy trilogies, 90’s cult film Trainspotting wasn’t exactly begging for a … More
La La Land: from whiplash to Hollywood smash
I first became acquainted with Damien Chazelle’s work through his short film Whiplash, shown at the London Film Festival in … More
Pack your compass, Davy Crockett hat and favourite books. Moonrise Kingdom: to the rescue!
Isn’t it great when one of your favourite directors of the moment delivers a film that’s even more brilliant and … More