Articles by fopp


Son Of Saul: review

Posted by on July 4, 2016 in , ,

The lengths to which a person will go to survive – the attended moral consequences and their burden – are very much on the mind of filmmaker László Nemes. In Son Of Soul, he focuses on Saul Auslander (played by Hungarian actor Geza Röhrig), a ...Read More


Bat For Lashes – The Bride

Posted by on June 30, 2016 in ,

Characters have always been important in Natasha Khan’s art – from “Sarah” and “Prescilla” on Bat For Lashes’ debut and the alter-egos of 2009’s Two Suns, right up to “Laura” and “Marilyn” on 2012’s The Haunted Man. Yet Khan ...Read More


gilda: review

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in , ,

In August 1946, the French film critic Nino Frank drew attention to a prevailing sensibility coursing through Hollywood crime movies during that decade. Writing about The Maltese Falcon, Laura, Murder, My Sweet and Double Indemnity, Frank first coine ...Read More


a bigger splash: review

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in , ,

Director Luca Guadagnino’s remake of a steamy Sixties’ Euro thriller finds Tilda Swinton’s rock star Marianne Lane recuperating after an operation on her vocal chords with her partner (Matthias Schoenaerts) on a remote Italian island. Th ...Read More