Reviews

5311 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 17/01/2022. 667 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Mali Twist by Robert Guédiguian

04/01/2022

Robert Guédiguian rejuvenates in Africa with a beautiful romantic love story into the eternal motifs of the struggle between revolutionary idealism and conservative traditions  

Twist à Bamako

Twist à Bamako

7 donne e un mistero by Alessandro Genovesi

24/12/2021

Alessandro Genovesi’s new movie is an unusual Christmas offering in the form of a fully female one-room whodunnit and a remake of a François Ozon film  

7 donne e un mistero

7 donne e un mistero

After a Revolution by Giovanni Buccomino

24/12/2021

Giovanni Buccomino's account of the lives of two siblings post-Libyan Revolution is ambitious and sprawling, but fails to achieve all it sets out to do, which was probably impossible from the get-go  

After a Revolution

After a Revolution

Judges Under Pressure by Kacper Lisowski

21/12/2021

Kacper Lisowski’s angry look at Poland’s judicial crisis occasionally mumbles, but certainly doesn’t hold back  

Sędziowie pod presją

Sędziowie pod presją

A virxe roxa by Marcos Nine

21/12/2021

The tragic killing of Hildegart Rodríguez at the hands of her mother Aurora takes the form of experimental true crime in Marcos Nine’s film, which sheds light on a dark and little-known past  

A virxe roxa

A virxe roxa

The Family by Fabien Gorgeart

17/12/2021

Fabien Gorgeart delivers a remarkable, lively, moving, sensitive and highly accurate melodrama on filial feelings and our complex views over what makes a child happy  

La Vraie Famille

La Vraie Famille

Diabolik by Marco Manetti, Antonio Manetti

16/12/2021

Despite the iconic, black Jaguar E-Type, the Manetti Bros.’ film based on the Giussani sisters’ noir comic book is wordy, phlegmatic and devoid of brilliance  

Diabolik

Diabolik

Dark Rider by Eva Küpper

15/12/2021

Belgian documentary-maker Eva Küpper follows in the extraordinary wake of a man attempting to beat the world speed record held by a blind motorbike rider  

Dark Rider

Dark Rider

Singing Jailbirds by Etienne Comar

13/12/2021

Alex Lutz breaks down the doors and the walls of the female prison world by delivering an operatic singing workshop in Étienne Comar’s second feature film  

A L'ombre des filles

A L'ombre des filles

Commitment Hasan by Semih Kaplanoğlu

13/12/2021

The conflict between faith and personal aspirations in a world torn between tradition and modernisation is at the heart of Semih Kaplanoğlu’s film and Turkey’s candidate for the Oscars  

Bağlılık Hasan

Bağlılık Hasan

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