Rose: A Love Story – Review

by Emily Murray Vampires. Hate them or love them, there is no denying the huge cultural impact they have had with the arts still continuing to explore the classically gothic myth centuries later. Which is exactly what director Jennifer Sheridan does in her disquietening feature debut Rose: A Love Story, which recently received its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. A soft twist … Continue reading Rose: A Love Story – Review

Supernova – Review

There is a delicate moment in Supernova where Stanley Tucci looks upon the constellations above him and tells a young girl that we are made of stardust, crafted from stars which have lived, burned, and been scattered across the earth, eventually fading away from their shine. The star metaphor may be used somewhat heavy-handedly in Harry Macqueen’s Supernova. But it does not mean its stars … Continue reading Supernova – Review

Kajillionaire – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Jordan King There’s a strong argument to be made that the only truly functional family is a dysfunctional family. It is in the clashes of character and convictions mediated by the bond of blood and instinctual inseparability that family life is defined, especially in the ever-maddening and increasingly divisive world we occupy today. In multi-hyphenate artist extraordinaire Miranda July’s latest self-written and directed feature … Continue reading Kajillionaire – BFI London Film Festival Review