Film Reviews

3083 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 18/09/2018. 597 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

ANIARA by Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja

14/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Pella Kågerman and Hugo Lilja’s feature debut is a nihilistic ode to humankind’s existentialism, as the apocalypse edges closer than ever  

ANIARA

ANIARA

Still Recording by Ghiath Ayoub, Saeed Al Batal

14/09/2018

VENICE 2018: Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub use the Syrian Civil War to show the importance of making films as documentary evidence  

Lissa Ammetsajjel

Lissa Ammetsajjel

Jessica Forever by Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel

13/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel attempt to push boundaries in a first feature film that borders on science fiction and realism  

Jessica Forever

Jessica Forever

Ever After by Carolina Hellsgård

13/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Carolina Hellsgård’s zombie-apocalypse movie is an unsuccessful attempt at refreshing a tired genre by mixing in environmental issues  

Endzeit

Endzeit

Cities of Last Things by Wi Ding Ho

13/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Malaysian filmmaker Wi Ding Ho competes in the Platform section with an excellent temporal puzzle about three traumatic events experienced by a police officer  

Xing Fu Cheng Shi

Xing Fu Cheng Shi

Core of the World by Natalia Meshchaninova

13/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Bordering on magical realism, Natalia Meshchaninova’s new film is a naturally engaging portrait of an unconventional hero, played masterfully by Stepan Devonin  

Serdtse mira

Serdtse mira

Twin Flower by Laura Luchetti

13/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: In her second feature, Italian filmmaker Laura Luchetti combines the tropes of growing up, the refugee crisis and a delicate relationship with remarkable sensitivity  

Fiore Gemello

Fiore Gemello

Light as Feathers by Rosanne Pel

12/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Dutch filmmaker Rosanne Pel has made an impressive debut feature examining manipulative sexual abuse among teenagers from the perpetrator’s point of view  

Light as Feathers

Light as Feathers

Stupid Young Heart by Selma Vilhunen

12/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Finnish filmmaker Selma Vilhunen delivers a well-crafted teenage drama that aims to address both the social aspect of teenage pregnancy and the rise of the far right in Europe  

Hölmö nuori sydän

Hölmö nuori sydän

The Mercy of the Jungle by Joël Karekezi

12/09/2018

TORONTO 2018: Joël Karekezi leads his protagonists into an anti-militarist odyssey, revisiting the troubled contemporary history of the Great Lakes region  

La Miséricorde de la Jungle

La Miséricorde de la Jungle