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  • UNCERTAIN ***

    There’s something about Southern USA that attracts documentarists. In the tradition of  Errol Morris’s Vernon, Florida or, more recently, Sean Dunne’s Florida Man, there’s now...

  • Certain Women – Review ****

                 Those familiar with the previous work of writer/director Kelly Reichardt know she doesn’t care for over the top narrative arcs – her films are...

  • Prevenge – Review *****

    Motherhood is a wonderful thing, or so they say –  and so it should come as no surprise that  Alice Lowe’s Prevenge is a wonderful...

  • Cameraperson – Review ****

    If you don’t like or are indifferent to documentaries, stay away from Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson – a scrapbook of jobs, personal life and growth, it...

  • I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO – Review ****

    James Baldwin may not be as known as Martin Luther King Jr. or Malcolm X, but the writer/poet/social activist is as much of a reference...

  • Toni Erdmann – Review *****

    “Not only does German humour exist, it might just save your life!” reads one of the review soundbites on the poster for Toni Erdmann. As...

  • ARRIVAL – Review ****

                Feeling anxious about the sequel of Blade Runner? Completely forgot how it feels to watch a sci-fi movie that doesn’t...

  • KOZA (“GOAT”) – Review ****

    When one thinks of European Cinema, the images that pop to mind are definitely not Slovakian. In fact, it is very rare to find films...

  • The Young Pope – Blu-Ray Review ****

    The idea of having Jude Law being elected Pope is remote prospect yet within the heightened world created by Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope it...

  • Embrace – Review ***

    Do women have bodily self-esteem issues? The answer is obviously affirmative, and yet Embrace, the first documentary by mother of three made activist Taryn Brumfitt, seems...