Shepherd – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Anton Bitel “Sometimes people just need solitude, you know,” says Eric Black (Tom Hughes) in writer/director Russell Owen’s Shepherd. Eric is explaining what has drawn him to become sole resident – apart from his dog Baxter and hundreds of sheep – on a remote coastal island. His addressee, the gruff, half-sighted boat woman Fisher (Kate Dickie) who is transporting him to his new job … Continue reading Shepherd – BFI London Film Festival Review

7 Days – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Sarah Cook Art is and will always be, a reflection of our time, our history, and our imagination. So, it is natural that our art is going to be informed by the recent two years in the midst of a global pandemic. Since COVID struck, many have used COVID as a tool; whether it has helped craft their work like Rob Savage’s Host or … Continue reading 7 Days – BFI London Film Festival Review

Last Night in Soho – Review

by Robbie JonesAs one of Britain’s most indisputably popular filmmakers, Edgar Wright has reached a point in his career where his work has become an event. Fans and critics have come to anticipate Wright’s signature style with each new release and, whether or not the film is good, revel in the pleasure of having experienced yet another journey into his cinematic landscape. Wright has made … Continue reading Last Night in Soho – Review

Titane – Review

by Sarah Cook Julia Ducournau’s cannibalistic debut feature Raw was a triumph. The story of a young woman who, after tasting meat for the very first time, suddenly has a major craving for human flesh was something so devilishly good. It was truly something masterful that we could sink our teeth into and it made us excited for what the French director could cook up next. … Continue reading Titane – Review