Articles by fopp

Nina Forever: review

Posted by on February 22, 2016 in , ,

The feature debut of brothers Chris and Ben Blaine, Nina Forever explores the difficulties two former partners find moving on in the aftermath of a relationship. Rob (Cian Barry) mourns his late girlfriend, Nina (Fiona O’Shaughnessy), who died in a ...Read More

taxi tehran: review

Posted by on February 22, 2016 in , ,

The latest in a growing number of strong films to emerge from the Middle East – On The Edge, When I Saw You and Wadjda among them – Taxi Tehran finds Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi driving a yellow cab through the streets of Tehran. As he drives, ...Read More

animal collective – painting with

Posted by on February 19, 2016 in , ,

Over their 17 years together, Animal Collective have been many different beasts. They appeared playing warped acid-folk on 2000’s Spirit They’ve Gone Spirit They’ve Vanished, moved to damaged art-rock on 2005's Feels, and later, on the acclaime ...Read More

macbeth: review

Posted by on January 31, 2016 in , ,

This latest adaptation faces some stiff competition. It’s still hard to beat either Kurosawa or Polanski’s versions; indeed, director Justin Kursel’s version requires three screenwriters to wrestle the source material into a fairly lean 113 min ...Read More