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

The Harder They Fall – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Sarah Cook It’s a small dusty town in the middle of a desert. The sun is high on an unrelenting sky. The townspeople are enjoying the quiet and peace of their humdrum. The silence is soon interrupted. A horse trots in, and with the swagger of a villain scorned, Idris Elba comes into view and squints at the horizon. There is a bloodbath afoot. … Continue reading The Harder They Fall – BFI London Film Festival Review

Sundown – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Jordan King A quietly menacing malaise laps against the shores of Acapulco, resting at the feet of the Bennett family in Sundown, a sun-kissed and unsettlingly serene anti-thriller from Mexican provoc-auteur Michel Franco. Franco’s film opens with the Bennetts – Neil (Tim Roth), sister Alice (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and her two teenage kids – enjoying life in the lap of luxury at a hotel resort … Continue reading Sundown – BFI London Film Festival Review