The Florida Project.

The Florida Project.

Sean Baker’s Tangerine exploded into cinemas several years ago, a feisty tale of a prostitute’s mission to seek revenge on her cheating partner and pimp. Shot entirely on an iPhone, the film was a conversation piece within DIY cinema and a demonstration of the vast capabilities of talented artists who perhaps don’t have the tech or cameras … Continue reading

A Most Wanted Man.

Four months after the unexpected death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of his final performances is being screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival. An Unwanted Man presents Hoffman as the leader of a secret team, living in Hamburg and fighting the war against terror in dangerous and highly sensitive ways. The film follows a simple plan to … Continue reading

Nymphomaniac.

Lars Von Trier’s latest work proves just how simultaneously serious and silly he can be. Nymphomaniac is the final in his trilogy about depression; the first two films in the series being Antichrist and Melancholia. Split into two volumes, the film’s total running time is over four hours. In Denmark it was released as one five hour film, in the UK … Continue reading

The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Wes Anderson’s return to the screen consists of his most stylised piece yet. The Grand Budapest Hotel makes for a fun watch with plenty of laughs all around. It’s up there in the better half of this whimsical director’s portfolio. It is certainly less whimsical than most. This seems to be Anderson at his driest. The story … Continue reading