Jailbreak – BFI London Film Festival Review

Never underestimate the appreciation for martial arts films; foreign cinema in general has plenty to offer, but a good martial arts film offers everything from a thrilling story to explosive action, and fantastic characters. They’re a lot of fun, and Jimmy Henderson’s Jailbreak is no exception. What started as a simple escort mission will soon turn to chaos as the prisoners of Koh Kla take over the … Continue reading Jailbreak – BFI London Film Festival Review

Family Happiness (Short) – BFI London Film Festival Review

Stories of family dynamics and relationships will always feature heavily in narratives. Characters haunted by their pasts are also a familiar plot and both are features in short Family Happiness. Romily (Whishaw), leads an innocent yet isolated existence. He calls his sister Fiona (Englert), who arrives, despite protest from her unseen partner. Whereas Romily lives alone, Fiona is married to an older, possessive partner, who … Continue reading Family Happiness (Short) – BFI London Film Festival Review