Reviews

5295 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 04/12/2021. 673 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Troubled Minds by Lauris Abele, Raitis Abele

24/11/2021

In their debut feature, Latvian brothers Raitis, Lauris and Mārcis Abele explore the existential collapse of two artists struggling to cope with their mental-health issues  

Nemierīgie prāti

Nemierīgie prāti

Precious Ivie by Sarah Blasskiewitz

23/11/2021

In her feature debut, Sarah Blaßkiewitz deals with the more casual forms of racism in Saxony society, plus the heroine’s identity and her need for change  

Ivie Wie Ivie

Ivie Wie Ivie

The Diary of Vaino Vahing by Rainer Sarnet

23/11/2021

Rainer Sarnet nails the essence of the life and work of the titular writer, playwright and master provocateur in his artful docu-fiction hybrid  

Vaino Vahingu päevaraamat

Vaino Vahingu päevaraamat

My Parents' Divorce by Romy Trajman, Anais Straumann-Lévy

22/11/2021

Romy Trajman and Anaïs Straumann-Levy’s documentary is an intimate and surprising first film in the form of a family study perched on the frontier of things left unsaid and transcending genres  

Le Divorce de mes Marrants

Le Divorce de mes Marrants

Herd Immunity by Adilkhan Yerzhanov

22/11/2021

Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s latest feature once again boasts a cast split between white clowns and augustes, but the result is far less effective than that achieved in Yellow Cat  

Onbagandar

Onbagandar

Fantasía by Aitor Merino

22/11/2021

Using the metaphor of a journey, Aitor Merino builds up an emotive and lucid memoir of life and sentiment  

Fantasía

Fantasía

Perpetuity by György Pálfi

22/11/2021

This time around, Hungarian helmer György Pálfi offers up a dystopian drama of meaningless violence and obliterated life perspective  

Hatorszag

Hatorszag

¡Dolores, guapa! by Jesús Pascual

18/11/2021

Jesús Pascual’s documentary, which swept the Panorama Andaluz section at Seville, proves that there is not such a huge gulf between the Holy Week processions in Seville and the pride march  

¡Dolores, guapa!

¡Dolores, guapa!

Magnetic Fields by Yorgos Goussis

17/11/2021

Comic-book artist and debuting filmmaker Yorgos Goussis surveils the quite magnetic attraction between two eccentric strangers, as they cross paths on a mountainous Greek island  

Magnitiká pedía

Magnitiká pedía

Foscadh by Seán Breathnach

16/11/2021

Seán Breathnach’s Irish-language, Connemara-set drama is not easy viewing but is certainly a fine cinematic exploration of deep existential discomfort  

Foscadh

Foscadh

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