Reviews Archive

  • My Name Is Salt is a poetic and evocative documentary that looks at the seasonal lives of Indian salt producers. Winner of Best Documentary at the Edinburgh Film Festival, this is a very personal slice of cinema.

    My Name Is Salt

    My Name Is Salt is a poetic and evocative documentary that looks at the seasonal lives of Indian salt producers. Winner of Best Documentary at the Edinburgh Film Festival, this is a very personal slice of cinema.

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  • The German Doctor crafts an unsettling atmosphere as it tells the true story of Nazi war criminal, Josef Mengele, ingratiating himself with an unwitting family while hiding out in Argentina.

    Wakolda – The German Doctor

    The German Doctor crafts an unsettling atmosphere as it tells the true story of Nazi war criminal, Josef Mengele, ingratiating himself with an unwitting family while hiding out in Argentina.

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  • The most epic short film you'll see this year! Marilyn Myler is a visually stunning, intricate, witty, existential animation by Mikey Please, about an artist dealing with the frustration that comes with creation.

    Marilyn Myller

    The most epic short film you'll see this year! Marilyn Myler is a visually stunning, intricate, witty, existential animation by Mikey Please, about an artist dealing with the frustration that comes with creation.

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  • Distraction tells the story of a post-rehab writer struggling to finish a script for a boss he hates, and instead picking up a prostitute. Writing is always easier with a prostitute!

    Distraction

    Distraction tells the story of a post-rehab writer struggling to finish a script for a boss he hates, and instead picking up a prostitute. Writing is always easier with a prostitute!

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  • The Bird is a beautifully composed short film which deftly engages with how the fallout of a loved one's death can impact on those left behind, in often very contrasting ways.

    The Bird

    The Bird is a beautifully composed short film which deftly engages with how the fallout of a loved one's death can impact on those left behind, in often very contrasting ways.

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  • E.M.M.A is a well written and nicely shot science fiction short film, about an artificial woman who struggles to comprehend her predicament, and two scientists who must decide her fate.

    E.M.M.A.

    E.M.M.A is a well written and nicely shot science fiction short film, about an artificial woman who struggles to comprehend her predicament, and two scientists who must decide her fate.

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  • Stalker’s Mark is a horror film based on an alarming kidnapping statistic. With its frantic soundtrack and first person camera, it puts us in the mind of a kidnap victim.

    Stalker’s Mark

    Stalker’s Mark is a horror film based on an alarming kidnapping statistic. With its frantic soundtrack and first person camera, it puts us in the mind of a kidnap victim.

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  • Jamie Short’s visually arresting short film presents a lucid dream which takes an office-worker away from his mundane life.

    Lucid

    Jamie Short’s visually arresting short film presents a lucid dream which takes an office-worker away from his mundane life.

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  • Bendito Machine IV is the latest in a series of shorts about a primitive, clumsy species that rely on machinery. It tells a wordless story about petty tyrants and environmental dangers in stunning animation.

    Bendito Machine IV

    Bendito Machine IV is the latest in a series of shorts about a primitive, clumsy species that rely on machinery. It tells a wordless story about petty tyrants and environmental dangers in stunning animation.

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  • Ken Loach's new film, based on a true story, looks at the struggles of a re-opened music hall as it connects with the youth and threatens the establishment in religiously conservative 1930's Ireland.

    Jimmy’s Hall and Ken Loach Q&A

    Ken Loach's new film, based on a true story, looks at the struggles of a re-opened music hall as it connects with the youth and threatens the establishment in religiously conservative 1930's Ireland.

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