Despite its flaws, The Sisters Brothers takes the western genre and blends it with character studies that provide humour, depth and warmth; challenging a series of age-old genre boundaries. This is a film that provides an eccentric and beautifully shot journey while providing enough mainstream entertainment alongside its creativity and difference to appeal to most audiences.
A beautiful exploration of a true creative force, that challenges the Hollywood system and wider public obsession with attaching tragedy to public figures. Making Montgomery Clift offers a fresh vision on a life lived in the public eye and the private passions and emotions that created a Hollywood legend. Click for the full review
The life and defection of Rudolf Nureyev has been covered several times in documentary and docudrama over recent years. Both 2015s BBC docudrama ‘Dance to Freedom’ and 2018s documentary ‘Nureyev’ offering perspectives on the man, his life and the art form he inhabited. White Crow therefore needed to add something new and fresh to the [...]
Argentinean director Jose Celestino Campusano brings us a coming of age drama based in rural Argentina, with dark foreboding themes of abuse, control and community legitimation of both. Ariel lives on his fathers farm stuck between the toxic masculinity of two opposing older men; his father who believes he can change Ariel into his image [...]
They are us in this smart horror that plays with economic divides in modern society, whilst offering enough shocks and twists to keep die hard horror fans engaged. Jordan Peele’s debut picture Get Out provided audiences with a brilliantly constructed horror, interwoven with messages on race, slavery and the Afro-America experience. For many directors this [...]
Tomer Heymann is one the brightest documentary filmmakers currently in the industry. Eight years in the making his film based on the life of porn superstar Jonathan Agassi delivers a layered and tough window on the porn industry, family and personal demons of man living through a created persona. From the outset this is a [...]
Inspired by the real life story of Nora Monsecour. Lucas Dhont brings us a beautiful coming of age debut feature, exploring the emotional and physical complexity of transitioning gender for young people. Starting at one of the most prestigious dance schools in Belgium, Lara (Victor Polster) not only contends with the tough training of the [...]