The Drifters (Film Review)

Posted by - April 3, 2021
In post-Brexit Britain, Koffee (Jonathan Ajayi) and Fanny (Lucie Bourdeu) are two migrants who find each other in a story about love and identity. Koffee, an African migrant who came to the country illegally, is studying English whilst working for a criminal. He completes illegal tasks to can gain citizenship in the UK via an
He Dreams of Giants

“Life is Hard. Art is Hard.” – He Dreams of Giants (Film Review)

Posted by - March 31, 2021
He Dreams of Giants is a documentary sequel to directors Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe’s Lost in La Mancha. It follows imaginative director Terry Gilliam in his latest (and successful) quest to create his passion project, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. The documentary is a wonderful deep dive into exploring a once-celebrated director in a slump

“Amazon for Drugs”- Silk Road (Film Review)

Posted by - March 25, 2021
Silk Road tells the shocking real-life story of Ross Ulbricht, the man who set up the anonymous online marketplace named Silk Road where people could buy and sell illegal drugs online. The story itself plays out like a thriller and it’s actually quite a successful and tense one. Although, as is often the case with
Jump, Darling

“Drag Queens and Grandmas” – Jump, Darling (BFI Flare 2021 Review )

Posted by - March 16, 2021
Over the past few years, thanks to "Ru Paul’s Drag Race", popular internet series like "UNHhhh", various touring shows, and an ever-emerging flow of stylishly loveable queens, drag has filtered its way into the mainstream, gaining popularity at an unprecedented level. With this growing respect and adoration, we are starting to understand the medium of

Sweet Dream Or A Beautiful Nightmare – Come True (Film Review)

Posted by - March 12, 2021
Be it Freddy Kruger’s boiler room in A Nightmare on Elm Street, pulling off heists in Inception, or Fellini’s fantasies in 81/2, the world of dreams has often been fertile ground to explore in cinema across many different genres. They are perhaps most fitting to the horror genre, what with the potential of creating nightmarish

Tom and Jerry Take Manhattan – Tom & Jerry (Film Review)

Posted by - February 28, 2021
It’s tempting to be cynical about a movie that wasn’t made for you. Sure, plenty of movies categorized as kids films or family films manage to appease both child and parent. Disney and Pixar have pretty much nailed this formula, their movies often beloved by all ages. But when a film is clearly made to

Hard to connect – White Colour Black (Film Review)

Posted by - February 10, 2021
Leke, a young photographer, doesn't seem to have life under control. Excelling in his professional career by opening exhibitions for his work but there is another side to Leke. His destructive personality leaves him unable to form any healthy relationships, as he floats around recreational drugs and one night stands. His life comes crashing down

Surviving the Avalanche of Abuse – Slalom (Film Review)

Posted by - February 9, 2021
Skiing is the ballet of the mountains – it shares a similar violent elegance, as you grapple with the elements over and over again, pushing yourself to the absolute limits in the pursuit of excellence. The pursuit can be more dangerous than the execution itself – when something demands everything of you, to give yourself