Posts tagged with "2021"

Last Film Show (‘Chhello Show’)
How awesome it is to be swept away by cinema, with the totality of which only children and fanatics are capable.

A Taste of Hunger (‘Smagen af Sult’)
Blinkered desire is a bittersweet dish, no matter how prettily it’s plated.

The Humans
Director Stephen Karam’s punchy adaptation of his stage play pulses with compassion and regret.

On the Count of Three
Two mutually suicidal best friends take their final day for a spin in an off-centre meditation on what really matters.

Both Sides of the Blade (‘Avec Amour et Acharnement’) (‘Fire’)
Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lindon tear each other apart in a blistering close-up of a romance gone rotten.

Hit the Road (‘Jaddeh Khaki’)
Love and loss are the bedrock of an heroic cross-country ride from Iranian film-maker Panah Panahi.

Charlotte Rampling rules her New Zealand roost as a woman fighting for a final shot.

The Forgiven
The mills of God grind with relentless intent in an oppressive cautionary tale.

Full Time (‘À Plein Temps’)
It’s crunch time on steroids for a stressed-out hotel staffer with a To Do list that never stops.

The Black Phone
Dismal basement? Yep! Serial killer with handy van? Yep! Apparitions with axes to grind? What do you think?

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