LGBT+ cinema is evolving and growing in prominence. In recent years it has emerged as a genre in and of itself, a development that has paved the way for more diverse and different stories to be shown on screen....
God’s Own Country opens with a bleak landscape; a reluctant dawn illuminating a grey and isolated world, the wind whistling without pause, and the sound of protagonist Johnny (Josh O’Connor) retching after one too many the night before. It’s...
‘Have you ever been in love with a boy?’ ‘No.’ ‘But you’ve heard of it.’ ‘Of course. I mean, have I heard of people like that? Sure.’ This is the conversation that Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) has with her partner Richard (Jake Lacy)...
Identity, a gripping psychological thriller in its own right, offers an unusual insight into one of the most misconstrued mental illnesses explored on film. The film follows two seemingly unconnected plots – the trial of a serial killer and the...
Time. It’s our human instinct to fear it, to be cautious of it, to fight it. Our entire existences are dominated by time and influenced by change, so it’s not surprising that these themes show up repeatedly in cinema....
As a response to Avouleance Aaq’s review, Balazs Kokenyesy delivers his take on the new Mortal Engines film. Mortal Engines, adapted from Philip Reeve’s book of the same name, is directed by Christian Rivers, in his directorial debut. In an...