Category: Film Reviews

 Hidden Away [Volevo nascondermi] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

 Hidden Away [Volevo nascondermi] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

Hidden Away is a biographical drama about the life of Italian painter Antonio Ligabue. Born in 1899, Ligabue was beset ...
Belfast — British Film Festival 2021

Belfast — British Film Festival 2021

Belfast is set in 1969, when The Troubles thoroughly infested the lives of ordinary Irish householders. The film takes the ...
When Mum Is Away… With the Family [10 giorni con Babbo Natale] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

When Mum Is Away… With the Family [10 giorni con Babbo Natale] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

After a year or two as the dedicated homemaking parent raising the children, Carlo (Fabio De Luigi) feels the frequent ...
Like a Cat on a Highway 2 [Come un gatto in tangenziale: Ritorno a Coccia di Morto] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

Like a Cat on a Highway 2 [Come un gatto in tangenziale: Ritorno a Coccia di Morto] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

Thanks to her terrible twin sisters’ compulsive larceny, Monica (the incredibly versatile Paola Cortellesi), a highly assertive, loudly decorated woman ...
[Film review] A Boy Called Christmas

[Film review] A Boy Called Christmas

A magical tale within a tale, in which yet another tale provides the clues to finding the magic, A Boy ...
If You Care for Me [Se mi vuoi bene] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021 

If You Care for Me [Se mi vuoi bene] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021 

Feeling unloved and at emotional rock bottom, Diego (Claudio Bisio) chances upon a shop that survives on the strength of ...
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 ...