Minding The Gap

Alongside this year’s Mid90s and Skate Kitchen, Minding the Gap is another film that focuses on skateboarding, and how its street-life subculture can provide release from claustrophobic, and...

Mister Miracle

I can always escape” is a frequent claim made by Mister Miracle, superhero escape-artist, but as his foster-brother Orion informs him, “we’re all bound by something.” Duty, family, trauma and...

Capernaum

Depicting the poverty of 12-year-old Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) in the Beirut slums, Capernaum’s most noticeable feature is how Zain’s environment suffers from an overflow of things. The general chaos...

Burning

Lee Jong-su (Yoo Ah-in) never sees the cat he feeds at the apartment of his recently rediscovered childhood acquaintance Haime (Jun Jong-seo). The only light which enters it is an occasional...

Aquaman

Aquaman (Jason Momoa) was already introduced via a cameo in Batman vs. Superman (2016), and with a larger role in Justice League (2017), with this film focusing on his surrounding mythology rather...

Blindspotting

“Can I not better myself?”, asks ex-con Collin (Daveed Diggs, best known for  being in the original cast of Hamilton) to his friend since childhood Miles (Rafael Casal), as he buys a recently...

Brexit

Alongside Trump, Brexit must be one of the most popular subjects at this year’s Fringe. About eight shows explicitly mention the term. Of all these, the bluntly titled Brexit is likely the most...

In Addition

An eerie and sinister score underlines In Addition. It is disconcerting and quite sad, pervading through the main story, adding towards the emotional density until the central relationship nearly...