LFF 2017 – Lean On Pete Review
  One Boy And His Horse After the critical success of 45 Years, huge anticipation surrounded Andrew Haigh’s next project.   Lean On Pete arrives at the London Film Festival complete with a head of steam from Venice, where its star Charlie Plummer won the award for best young actor... Read more
5 Movies Whose Own Directors Didn’t Think They’d Succeed
The highly competitive world of cinema brings its own set of challenges — not just for actors but for the men and women behind the camera as well. Doubt runs rampant in Hollywood’s directorial pool. Look at five instances where directors doubted their passion projects would succeed – and... Read more
The Sense Of An Ending (2017) Review
The shadow of déjà vu hangs over Ritesh Batra’s adaptation of Julian Barnes’ Booker Prize winner, The Sense Of An Ending.  Part of it is down to Charlotte Rampling’s name on the cast list and poster, harking back to Andrew Haigh’s much- praised 45 Years (2015).  Part of it... Read more
Moonlight and Love & Friendship Lead Critics’ Circle Nominations
The UK’s leading film critics picked their favourites from 2016 at yesterday’s nominations ceremony in London for the 37th annual Critics’ Circle Film Awards. Golden Globe nominee, Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, tied with Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen parody, Love & Friendship, for the most nominations, receiving seven each.  Behind them came Maren Ade’s German... Read more