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  • 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...

  • Indochine – Review ****

    Film is, more often than not, romantic by nature. Although there are filmmakers that fight against romanticism in cinema, sometimes with success and sometimes with...

  • Snowden – Review ***

    It’s hard, not to say impossible, to see a film with a political agenda and remain indifferent to that same agenda – even if the...

  • Magnus – Review ***

     Documentaries about geniuses aren’t that hard to find – and for chess geniuses, the standard is definitely famous Bobby Fischer Against the World (Liz Garbus, 2011)....

  • My Scientology Movie – Review ***

    Any documentary fans know Louis Theroux quite well – and know he’s not one to be scared to tackle controversial subjects. From Nazism, pedophiles, Westboro...