Glasgow Film Festival Opening Night: Minari
The Glasgow Film Festival gets off to a slightly muted start with this solid, but rote family drama.
Restless Natives on DVD, Bluray and Digital Download
The years have been kind to Scottish comedy ‘Restless Natives’ which, on its release in 1985, was met with reviews ranging from indifferent to harsh
Judas and the Black Messiah
Set in 1969, this fascinating and beautifully played but narratively saggy thriller recounts the American authorities’ relentless attempts to stop Chicago radical and Black Pa...
Alex Winter’s meticulously assembled documentary of the divisive and eclectic musician Frank Zappa strikes an artful balance between wacky portrait of
The bold feature debut from writer-director Charlene Favier is a gripping but depressingly timely and harrowingly plausible portrait of a competitive skier and her abusive tra...
Chinese-American writer-director Yan’s feature debut (which she has since followed up with Harley Quinn picture, ‘Birds of Prey’) is an ambitious but misfiring
French-Lebanese director Arbid’s adaptation of French writer Annie Ernaux’s 1991 best-selling French novel is a flawed, typically Gallic tale of amour fou
Following their flawed but enigmatic and genuinely unsettling picture, ‘The Endless’ in which a pair of brothers returned to the UFO Cult in which they were raised
The Capote Tapes
Part biography and part psychoanalysis session, director Burnough’s pacey documentary portrait of writer/socialite Truman Capote draws in large part from
Quo Vadis, Aida
International co-productions can often be well-meaning but muddled affairs. This riveting and heart-rending drama, set during the Srebrenica massacre, bucks that trend triumph...
Not quite the disaster forewarned, but David Bowie deserves better than this glum biopic/road movie that charts the pre-Ziggy artist’s first trip to the USA in 1971.
A gripping character study as well as illuminating historical drama, veteran Russian director Konchalovsky’s latest picture revolves around the massacre
The Macaluso Sisters
Set over three acts, playwright Dante’s affecting second picture, adapted from her stage play, chronicles the fallout of a family tragedy reaching over decades.