A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

Ana Lili Amirpour’s directorial debut feeds on an array of different influences and inspirations whilst experimenting with style and tone. Its playfulness is counteracted by its gothic undertones. Based on the director’s own graphic novel and described by her as “the first Iranian vampire spaghetti western”, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night has individuality … Continue reading

The Tribe.

Rarely does a debut feature reach the ambitious heights of Miroslav Slaboshpitsky’s The Tribe. With its bleak aesthetic and harrowing themes of abuse, sexual exploitation, violence and manipulation, this Ukrainian horror drama portrays the cruel happenings in a boarding school for deaf students. Despite the school setting, there are only two classroom scenes. The majority … Continue reading

Beyond Clueless.

The high school experience is cemented in all of our minds. Whether you loved it or hated it, whether you were the bully, the bullied or the lucky few who slipped under the radar, we all remember it vividly. For most, high school was about the social experience rather than the academic.  It’s where puberty … Continue reading

Two Days, One Night.

Sandra is a proud, dignified yet broken woman. She hates receiving pity but is forced to rely on the generosity of those she works alongside. Cotillard is an unstoppable actress – even more explosive when making films in her native language. Despite her incomprehensible beauty she gets you to believe she is a minimum wage … Continue reading