Tag: Film Review

To Olivia — British Film Festival 2021

To Olivia — British Film Festival 2021

In post–WW II England, children’s writer Roald Dahl (Hugh Bonneville) and his celebrated film-actress wife, Patricia Neal (Keeley Hawes), have ...
FEAR STREET: The slasher gets a splash o' new paint

FEAR STREET: The slasher gets a splash o’ new paint

Fear Street Trilogy review by Cam Williams Not many film franchises get a chance to grow with their audience. James ...
[Film review] In the Heights

[Film review] In the Heights

Washington Heights, a northerly Manhattan suburb, abutting Sugar Hill to the south and Little Dominican Republic to the north, largely ...
The Exception [Undtagelsen] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

The Exception [Undtagelsen] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Four colleagues working in a small research centre in Copenhagen concentrate on exposing acts of genocide and their perpetrators.  Iben ...
Grandma Hófí [Amma Hófí] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Grandma Hófí [Amma Hófí] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Hófí (Edda Björgvinsdóttir) is disappointed in her retirement home. It imposes mandatory events for which residents must pay, and makes ...
Tove — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Tove — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

It’s 1945, toward the end of World War II. Tove Jansson (Alma Pöysti) has grown up in a successful, artistic ...
A Piece of My Heart [En del av mitt hjärta] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

A Piece of My Heart [En del av mitt hjärta] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Teenager Isabella (Bengtsson Lovisa) is as crazy about the town hunk, Simon (Egon Ebbersten), as is every other teenage girl ...
Persona Non Grata [Hvor kragerne vender] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Persona Non Grata [Hvor kragerne vender] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Laura (Rosalinde Mynster) is a successful author whose recent book details her unhappy childhood in rural Sweden. Just as the ...
The County [Héraðið] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

The County [Héraðið] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

It’s cold. It’s winter. It’s Iceland. Inga (Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir) and her husband Reynir (Hinrik Ólafsson) work hard every day ...
Beware of Children [Barn] —Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Beware of Children [Barn] —Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Jamie, a close friend of Lykke (Ella Overbye), suffers a serious injury on the sports oval incurred while Lykke is ...