The Truth: Film Review

The Truth

There might not be any blockbuster releases on the horizon but there are plenty of independent film releases coming to digital over the next few weeks – and first up, it’s Hirokazu Kore-eda‘s French family drama, The Truth.

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High Life: Film Review

Robert Pattinson has made a lot of interesting film decisions since The Twilight Saga but High Life has probably got to be the weirdest so far. So be warned: if you’re going in thinking this is going to be a simple ‘Robert Pattinson in space’ sci-fi you would be mistaken!

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Non-Fiction (Double Vies): Venice Film Review

I became a fan of Olivier Assayas after Clouds of Sils Maria and Personal Shopper and he’s done it once again with Non-Fiction, a French romance comedy starring Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet.

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Ghost in the Shell: Film Review

Ghost in the Shell, which is based on a Japanese manga series, has been surrounded by whitewashing controversy and so I expected it to be rubbish, like most films mixed up in that kind of backlash, and I lost even more hope when reviews were banned from publication until very close to release. I don’t know if it’s cos of my low expectations or what, but I actually really enjoyed it.

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Clouds of Sils Maria: Film Review

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It is clear to see why Kristen Stewart picked up a Cesar award (it’s like a French Oscar) for her role in the Clouds of Sils Maria – this is the best performance I have seen her give in a long time. Her co-stars Juliette Binoche and Chloe Grace Moretz are also on top form, which makes it a shame that the film did not have a massive effect on me.

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