Film & TV

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

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

james white: review

Posted by on January 21, 2016 in , ,

An indie from the same crew that brought us Martha Marcy May Marlene, this promises something of a similar hue. An up-market character drama dealing in difficult subject matter, director Josh Mond presents Girls’ supporting actor Christopher Abbott ...Read More

Aaaaaaaah! – Review

Posted by on January 18, 2016 in , ,

Sightseers star Steve Oram makes his directorial debut with social satire horror comedy Aaaaaaaah! The film depicts an alternate universe in which the world is populated by beings which look like people but behave like Apes. A dystopian 1970s soundtr ...Read More

A Girl At My Door: Review

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in , ,

Transferred to a small seaside village after an unexplained disgrace, promising young Seoul Police academy graduate Young-nam (Bae Doona) becomes the confidante to troubled local girl Do-hee (Kim Sae-ron). The girl tells Young-nam about the abuse she ...Read More