Category Archives: Reviews

BFI London Film Festival Review: My Old Lady (2014)

At the age of 75, critically acclaimed playwright Israel Horovitz decided to translate one of his plays into a film, his only aspiration to make “the most beautiful film [he] possibly could”. With no film experience behind him, he took … Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review: Villa Touma (2014)

Villa Touma marks the directorial debut of Suha Arraf, and she brings to the screen an entertaining and somewhat surprising story of love, loss, regret and forgiveness set in Ramallah.

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BFI London Film Festival Review: The Falling (2014)

In her first prominent feature-length film, director and screenwriter Carol Morley brings to the screen a thought-provoking mystery drama with The Falling, an expertly crafted piece on the strange spectacle of mass psychogenic illness in countryside England.

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Review: Young Frankenstein (1974)

Mel Brooks’ masterpiece horror comic spoof Young Frankenstein has left it’s mark in the history of film with its ingenious set design and cast, and a script that has become a legendary with its riotous and unforgettable collection of one-liners. Without a … Continue reading

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Review: The Cotton Club (1984)

In 1984 Mario Puzo, author of The Godfather, wrote a story of crime in the seemingly glamorous 1920s New York, and Francis Ford Coppola was hired to direct the film adaption. Privately financed and completed after countless problems, it was … Continue reading

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