Category: Film Reviews

Falling for Figaro — British Film Festival 2021

Falling for Figaro — British Film Festival 2021

Millie Cantwell (Australia's Danielle Macdonald), a very successful fund manager in London, is passionate about opera — a passion her ...
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain — British Film Festival 2021

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain — British Film Festival 2021

In the early 1880s, an artist, Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), is painting all kinds of subjects as an illustrator for ...
Off the Rails — British Film Festival 2021

Off the Rails — British Film Festival 2021

Four British women who travelled to Europe together in their youth missed a key annual event on their trip: the ...
The Last Bus — British Film Festival 2021

The Last Bus — British Film Festival 2021

Timothy Spall gives the performance of his life as Tom, a nonagenarian adventurer, in The Last Bus, the record of ...
Best Sellers — British Film Festival 2021

Best Sellers — British Film Festival 2021

Having inherited her father’s boutique publishing house, Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza) is in an unenviable position. The business is going ...
Operation Mincemeat — British Film Festival 2021

Operation Mincemeat — British Film Festival 2021

Britain. World War II. 1943. The Allies are preparing to invade Europe through Sicily despite knowing that Hitler would expect ...
The Duke — British Film Festival 2021

The Duke — British Film Festival 2021

Full-time social reformer Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent) has a pet peeve: an annual levy on television receivers, without concession to ...
[Film review] Free Guy

[Film review] Free Guy

Guy (Ryan Reynolds) is a good-willed, perfectly ordinary man. Differing from those around him only in knowing exactly what the ...
Canberra Short Film Festival 2021

Canberra Short Film Festival 2021

Canberra has had its own short-film festival since about 1996.  Since then, founding festival director John Frohlich has nursed it ...
It Snows in Benidorm — British Film Festival 2021

It Snows in Benidorm — British Film Festival 2021

Peter Riordan (Timothy Spall), a solitary, sensitive man, has devoted his life to his work at a bank in Manchester ...