Category: Reviews

[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

Answering an advertisement seeking a man between 80 and 90 years old, Sergio (Sergio Chamy) is enlisted by private detective ...
Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Philippa (Barbara Sukova), long estranged from her own daughter and granddaughter, has been “grandparenting” children through an agency and encourages ...
The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s 2001. Wealthy industrialist Hans Meyer (Manfred Zapatka), much loved by his family, is inexplicably murdered in his hotel suite ...
Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Best friends and fellow bartenders Milo (Elyas M’Barek) and Renzo (Frederick Lau) dream of establishing their own nightclub. But Renzo, ...
[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira)’s years-long quest to find the son whom she surrendered at birth has acquired fresh urgency with ...
The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

Marc-Uwe (Dimitrij Schaad), an anarchist musician, pedantic about language but a slob in his daily life, answers his flat’s door ...
It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good follows a familiar comic theme of fathers seeing their teenage daughters’ boyfriends as worryingly unsuitable ...
Mayor — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

Mayor — Stronger Than Fiction documentary film festival 2021

Deciding to look at life in Palestine from the perspective of a Palestinian mayor caring for his city, David Osit ...
The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race — The Playhouse — Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 June 2021

The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race — The Playhouse — Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 June 2021

Every year, Appleton’s men farmers race with a sack of potatoes over their shoulders for prize money of $1000; and, ...
[Film review] De Gaulle

[Film review] De Gaulle

World War II, June 1940, Paris. Germany has crossed into France and battered the French military. In a French cabinet ...