Another review of mine from Berlinale is now up on the wonderful Film Daze – it’s the interesting and heartfelt My Little Sister and you can find it here!
Bombshells and Dollies (2020) | Screen Queens
Please see the link to a review I did recently for the wonderful Screen Queens here!
Berlinale 2020: Mogul Mowgli | Screen Queens
Riz Ahmed’s new film Mogul Mowgli is a vibrant and dynamic look at identity, culture and finding yourself – see my review from Berlin Film Festival on Screen Queens here!
Berlinale 2020: My Salinger Year | Screen Queens
My review for Berlinale’s Opening Film My Salinger Year is now out on Screen Queens. Check it out here and let me know what you think!
Berlinale 2020: Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue Review | Film Daze
I’m currently out in Berlin for the 70th International Film Festival, enjoying a week filled with late nights, lots of writing and of course lots of great cinema. My first review is Jia Zhang-ke’s Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue – a documentary about the creative spirit of his home town. You can find the…
Uncut Gems (2019)
The Safdie Brothers’ latest film is like being punched repeatedly in the face while being spun round on a fairground ride at maximum speed – which is to say that from start to finish it is complete adrenaline rush, if not entirely a comfortable experience. A love letter to the Diamond District of New York…
Now on Netflix: Jezebel (2019)
With her intimate and confident debut feature film Jezebel, writer-director and actress Numa Perrier takes the audience into the early days of the internet, and the story of a young woman starting out in the newly burgeoning cam-girl industry. Perrier’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age film is set in the bare apartments and anonymous office buildings of Las Vegas…
Brotherhood: Family & Society In Crisis | Film Inquiry
Meryam Joobeur’s short film Brotherhood was nominated for an Oscar this week, so check out both the film and my review on Film Inquiry. Click here!
Bait: Violence & Class Solidarity In A Cornish Fishing Village | Film Inquiry
Take at my latest piece for Film Inquiry, examining class and violence in Mark Jenkin’s Bait that I reviewed earlier this year. Find it here And my original review here
Now on Netflix: The Body Remembers When The Body Broke Open (2019)
When a chance encounter on the side of a street brings two young Indigenous women together in a moment of violence, they each are confronted with the different realities they exist in, while living in country that is still coming to terms with it’s violent past towards the First Nations people. Based on an experience…