Let The Sunshine In

There are moments in filmgoing when you know unmistakably that something is nestling its way into your personal pantheon: this is how I feel about Juliette Binoche’s performance in Let The...

120 BPM

120 BPM is a film full of life, in all of its glories and despondencies. It follows the progress of the Paris chapter of the HIV/AIDS activist group ACT UP during the 1990s. The protests that the...

Unsane

Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy) is being obsessively stalked by David Strine (Joshua Leonard). She files a restraining order, and relocates from Boston to Pennsylvania. She starts a new job as a data...

Sweet Country

Directed by Warwick Thornton, ​Sweet Country ​is a brutal but piercingly moral film set in the Australian outback some time after the first world war. Sam Kelly (Hamilton Morris) lives with his...

Cult Column: Yi Yi (2000)

On March 5th, something brilliant, and much overdue, happens. A Region 2 Criterion Collection Blu-Ray of a film long missing from many a DVD shelf is made available; just as, coincidentally, the film...

Mute

Mute is a strange, abrasive, and often repellent movie from Duncan Jones, director of the very interesting Moon (2009) and the superior Source Code (2011). It follows Leo (Alexander Skarsgård), a...

I, Tonya

There are two things I can say in favour of ​I, Tonya, ​Craig Gillespie’s frequently callous and unempathetic biopic of the former figure skater Tonya Harding. Firstly, the skating scenes, the...