Graduation (Bacalaureat)

A film about compromises and the implications of the parent’s role. ‘Graduation’ is an engrossing drama from Palme D’or winner Cristian Mungiu about a doctor in a small Romanian town who is trying… Continue reading

Homo Sapiens

 Homo Sapiens shows stunning images of forgotten places, buildings we constructed and then left. I’ve always been interested in abandoned spaces such as buildings, sports stations and even cities in come cases, and… Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous… Continue reading

The Lost City of Z

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. ‘The Lost City of Z’ is a historical adventure… Continue reading

Life (2017)

An international space crew discovers life on Mars. Daniel Espinosa’s latest effort is a solidly crafted and effective space thriller, focusing on a crew on board a spaceship searching for life on Mars.… Continue reading

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney continue their recent spree of adapting their classic animations into live action spectacles,… Continue reading

Elle

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. It’s hard to imagine a film like ‘Elle’ being greenlit… Continue reading

The Salesman (Forušande‎)

Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Over the last few years, Asghar Farhadi has… Continue reading

Get Out

A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s mysterious family estate. Jordan Peele comes from a comedic background, having cut his teeth on his Comedy Central show ‘Key & Peele’ with long time… Continue reading

Personal Shopper

Revolves around a ghost story that takes place in the fashion underworld of Paris. Since I saw ‘Personal Shopper’, I’ve thought about it a lot and I’m still not sure what it’s really… Continue reading

The Love Witch

A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, in a tribute to 1960s pulp novels and Technicolor melodramas. For the second year running, a film… Continue reading

Free Fire

Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. Ben Wheatley’s sixth feature film since 2009 is one of… Continue reading

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