Pharma Lab Training Video: 1 short film

Directed by Joseph David Bowes Starring Kevin Croak, Eve Cusack, Peter Murphy, David Bakman and Jake Viaene Short Film Review by Annie Vincent A scathing satire on the pharmaceutical industry, Pharma Lab Training Video: 1 is a witty, retro film that will appeal to fans of subversive comedy. Adjusting her headset, a young prospective internship…

Carving a Life indie film

★★★★ Directed by Terry Ross Written by Lisa Bruhn Starring Tyler Bruhn, Karenssa LeGear, Sandi Todorovic, Aaron Landon Bornstein, Lisa Winans Indie Film Review by Chris Olson Genuinely moving, indie film Carving a Life, from director Terry Ross and writer Lisa Bruhn, lays bare its two central characters as they journey from initial courting through…

Hunters' Crossing indie film

★★★★ Written & Directed by Zach Zeman Starring Noah Schindler, Ryan Sliwinski, Mason Taylor, Rieves Bowers, Jake Dogias, Marisa Roper Indie Film Review by Taryll Baker Satirical mockumentaries are a hard subject to tackle, but Zach Zeman’s Hunters’ Crossing manages to capture the brilliance of such a genre and creates some of the most ridiculous…

Bingo: The King of the Mornings review

Emma Simmonds 11 December 2017 Brazilian drama made and performed with vigour but whose sympathetic skew leaves a sour taste The Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning editor Daniel Rezende (City of God) makes his directorial debut with a semi-biographical, 80s-set film that documents the rise and fall of a Brazilian kids’ TV presenter in an explosion of colour,…

Glasgow Film Festival announces School Disco special screening event at SWG3

Arusa Qureshi 11 December 2017 Clueless / courtesy of Park Circus/Paramount Catch simultaneous screenings of Gregory’s Girl and Clueless, followed by an 80s v 90s disco Over the years, the annual special events programme at the Glasgow Film Festival has become one of the most popular and widely anticipated additions to the festival itself. Last…

The Prince of Nothingwood review – Affable documentary from Sonia Kronlund following Afghanistan’s most prolific filmmaker

Hannah McGill 11 December 2017 Affable documentary from Sonia Kronlund following Afghanistan’s most prolific filmmaker ‘Nothingwood’ describes the status, according to this film’s central figure, of the Afghan film industry. And he should know, for Salim Shaheen is its most prolific moviemaker; a chubby, magnanimous, indefatigably self-confident creator of self-starring mini-epics that appear to combine…