This tender and compellingly understated Israeli drama about a young single mother and her sick child is saved from the mawkishness of such fare as
Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan
Pop video pioneer & documentarian Julien Temple brings his usual bricolage brio and sense of mischief to this rousing portrait of Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan.
I Am Woman
First things first: this biopic of Helen Reddy was scheduled for release before her death on 29th September. Alas, this rote and lifeless retelling is not a great memorial.
Actor-turned-director Craig Roberts’ debut feature is a bold but puzzling darkly comic portrait of a woman with mental health issues that are exacerbated by her dysfunctional ...
As well as feature films such as ‘Presque Rien’ and ‘Going South’, French director Sébastien Lifshitz has made a number of highly-acclaimed studies of queer subjects.
British, Cambodian-born writer-director Hong Khaou’s follow-up to his under-appreciated debut, ‘Lilting’ is a meditative and understated study of rootlessness and memory
While it deals with distressing subject matter, this British drama from Sarah Gavron, director of ‘Suffragette’ and ‘Brick Lane’, is maybe the most effervescent and rousing pi...
This bruising New Zealand-set drama, set over a thirty-year period, chronicles three stages in the life of Danny, a white Kiwi from a middle-class family who becomes a member ...
British writer-director-star Omoshaybi’s feature debut is both a sombre social realist-style depiction of two twentysomethings struggling to make ends meet and stay on track i...
Released over here presumably to coincide with the twentieth(!) anniversary of Matthieu Kassovitz’s incendiary ‘La Haine’, Lady Ly’s 2018 debut feature...
Made, remarkably, with a crew consisting of at-risk sixteen-twenty year olds from impoverished communities around Brazil, as part of a project supported by UNICEF...
Thanks to their considerable commercial success and a heavily-invested online fanbase, the release of a Christopher Nolan picture always comes with high expectations.
This undemanding and fairly rote but nonetheless breezy French odd couple comedy drama is elevated by its central performances.