Posts tagged with "4 stars"

You Won’t Be Alone
The dark art of film-maker Goran Stolevski’s trance-like debut lies in its evocation of longing.

Moonage Daydream
David Bowie, the multi-hypenate artist who lived to create and re-create, lives large once more in Brett Morgen’s docu-dive into the psyche of a seeker.

The Quiet Girl (‘An Cailín Ciúin’)
A little girl discovers familial love in a downscaled story that packs a telling punch.

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.

The toy box is bigger but the cautionary themes run true to form in writer-director Jordan Peele’s alien misadventure.

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Emma Thompson is a one-woman whirlwind as a retired schoolteacher with desires above and beyond the classroom.

Official Competition (‘Competencia Oficial’)
The mood du jour is lights, camera, crazy in a Spanish masterclass on how not to make a movie.

Compartment No. 6 (‘Hytti Nro 6’)
Two opposites clash and click on a frosty train trip to the Arctic Circle that sets out to warm hearts.

Ali & Ava
Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook are charmers with heart in an unfussy love affair that has its work cut out.

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