The Third Murder film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Hirokazu Kore-eda Starring: Masaharu Fukuyama, Kôji Yakusho Film Review by: Matt Weiner “He changes his story every time.”   This early warning might be the only straightforward point made in The Third Murder, a new film from Hirokazu Kore-eda that goes from courtroom procedural to riveting thriller to heady exploration of truth and…

The Meg film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Directed by: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Bingbing Li, Cliff Curtis Film Review by: George Wolf You didn’t think Great White-invested tornados meant the pool of shark movie premises was running dry, did you? Not so long as someone is just conscious enough to mumble “Statham fights a shark” in a drunken…

Son to Son short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Taron LextonWritten by: Jim MeskimenStarring: Jim Meskimen, Nick LaneShort Film Review by: Chris Olson   Did you ever see that famous painting Nighthawks by Edward Hopper? The one of the American diner at night. I want you to picture it. Now imagine that scene with a father and son sitting inside, both…

A Wall is a Screen: Leith review

David Pollock 14 August 2018 credit. Ryan McGoverne Now in their fifteenth year, Hamburg-based short film programmers A Wall is a Screen have devised a film festival with a difference; one where the cinema doesn’t have four walls, but is instead the buildings and spaces of the local neighbourhood. With a portable, specially-designed arrangement of…

BlacKkKlansman film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Spike Lee Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace Film Review by: Hope Madden Welcome back, Spike Lee!   It’s not like he’s really been gone. He’s made a dozen or more TV episodes, documentaries, short films and basement-budget indies since his unfortunate 2013 compromised vision Old Boy. But BlacKkKlansman is…

Take One Action 2018 lineup announced

Katharine Gemmell 14 August 2018 Anote’s Ark Themes featured in this year’s festival include female empowerment, the struggle for true democracy and the reality of displacement Take One Action, the UK’s leading social change film festival, is returning for its 11th edition this Autumn. The festival comes to Edinburgh and Glasgow on the 12–23 September…

Unbearing short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★Directed by: Aidan WeaverStarring: Mary Katherine O’Donnell, Jennifer Trudrung, Reginald Heinish, Jenna GoforthShort Film Review by: Darren Tilby Unbearing is a film that sits – with no uncertainty – in the horror genre; something made clear within seconds as the opening credits begin: the music, setting the scene, exudes an atmosphere of apprehensive dread, one…