Film Festivals

London Film Festival 2021: The best of the rest of the fest

With over 150 features in this year’s programme, inevitably some of the best films in…

Wild Indian – BFI London Film Festival Review

It’s 1988, and Native American child Makwa (Phoenix Wilson) is bullied at home and bullied…

The Odd Job Men – BFI London Film Festival Review

It’s Moha’s (Mohamed Mellali) first day working at a handyman company, and his new colleague…

Drive My Car – BFI London Film Festival Review

Actor-director Yusuke (Hidetoshi Nishijima) and his screenwriter wife Oto (Reika Kirishima) have been together for…

Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest – BFI London Film Festival Review

A lot of information is thrown at you very quickly in Danish documentary Cannon Arm…

Mothers Of The Revolution – BFI London Film Festival Review

Is it better to die in a blast, or is it better to die of…

5 films to watch at BFI London Film Festival 2021

Well, it’s that time once again: the London Film Festival is back for its 65th…

Glasgow Film Festival 2021: the best of the rest of the fest

So many movies, so little time to write about them all. Here’s a brief round-up…

Surge – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Joseph (Ben Whishaw) mans the metal detectors at Stanstead Airport. He doesn’t have any friends,…

Jumbo – Glasgow Film Festival Review

In Jumbo, a young woman named Jeanne (Noémi Merlant) falls in love with a fairground…

Riders of Justice – Glasgow Film Festival Review

When his wife is killed in a train accident, deployed soldier Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) returns…

Shorta – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Young Arabic immigrant Talib Ben Hassi (Jack Pedersen) lies in critical condition in the hospital…