Tag Archives: 2010s

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: Maleficent (2014)

Robert Stromberg has his directorial debut with Maleficent, a live-action take on the story of Maleficent, the iconic villain of the classic animated film, Sleeping Beauty. Transporting viewers into the enchanted world of far, far away, it is further proof … Continue reading

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Review: Hick (2011)

Derick Martini directs the film adaption of Andrea Portes’ dark and gritty debut novel, Hick, the story of a young girl who tries to make sense of her chaotic life by leaving home but gets more than she bargained for … Continue reading

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