Film & TV

Frantz: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Francois Ozon’s latest offers yet another tantalising career swerve from the creatively restless French filmmaker. Ozon historically works well with actresses – Charlotte Rampling and Ludivine Sagnier in Swimming Pool, Rampling again in Under The ...Read More

Personal Shopper: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Olivier Assayas’ new film is part of a new breed of horror movies creeping into the multiplexes, replacing jumps and shocks with existential dread: Get Out, It Comes At Night and the forthcoming A Ghost Story. In Personal Shopper, meanwhile ...Read More

20th Century Women: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Mike Mills has come a long way since his days in the music scene during the late Nineties. A video director for Moby and Air, as well as a graphic designer responsible for artwork for the Beastie Boys, Beck and Sonic Youth, he made the leap into dire ...Read More

Hidden Figures: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

A little told piece of history, Theodore Melfi’s marvelous film focuses on a team of female African-American mathematicians working at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe ...Read More

Elle: review

Posted by on July 10, 2017 in , ,

Paul Verhoeven has long liked to provoke his audiences – in Basic Instinct, Starship Troopers, Black Book – and his latest film, Elle, is no exception. “You always wanted a sanitized version of life,” says Irene Leblanc (Judith Magre), chidin ...Read More