David Brent: Life on the Road

A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British series, “The Office” as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road. ‘David Brent: Life on the… Continue reading

The Childhood of a Leader

A chronicle of the childhood of a post-World War I leader. ‘The Childhood of a Leader’ is a bold debut from actor turned director Brady Corbet, a layered parable that mirrors the rise… Continue reading

Suicide Squad

A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. Following on from the disappointment of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, DC Comics must have… Continue reading

The BFG

A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them,… Continue reading

Film of the Month – July 2016

Despite the multiplexes mostly being filled with uninspiring sequels and mediocre blockbuster fare, July managed to turn up some of the year’s best films, tucked away in independent cinemas (such as Edinburgh Filmhouse,… Continue reading

The Commune (Kollektivet)

A story about the clash between personal desires vs. solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 70’s. Danish cinema has been filling the gap for thought provoking adult drama recently, and… Continue reading

Finding Dory

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. The sequel to ‘Finding Nemo’ is… Continue reading

Queen of Earth

Two women who grew up together discover they have drifted apart when they retreat to a lake house together. ‘Queen of Earth’, the latest film from Alex Ross Perry, is a disappointing follow… Continue reading

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne, now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past. I may be in the minority here, but I enjoyed the Matt Damon less ‘The Bourne Legacy’… Continue reading

Star Trek Beyond

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. ‘Star Trek Beyond’… Continue reading

Chevalier

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured.… Continue reading

Embrace of the Serpent (El Abrazo de la Serpiente)

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for… Continue reading