Edie review – Sheila Hancock shines at the centre of an inspiring, unashamedly feel-good story

Matthew Turner 21 May 2018 Sheila Hancock shines at the centre of an inspiring, unashamedly feel-good story Veteran access Sheila Hancock (now 85) headlines this unashamedly feel-good picture with its inspirational, albeit slightly irresponsible central message. It’s a strong showcase for Hancock’s considerable talent, even if it is somewhat formulaic in its execution. Hancock plays…

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★★★★Directed by: Fabio GuglielmelliWritten by: Fabio GuglielmelliStarring: Dimitri AndreasShort Film Review by: Chris Olson Intriguing and introspective, Fabio Guglielmelli’s short film The Bed is a dramatic piece of dialogue-free filmmaking that asks the audience the posit, and answer, all the questions with phenomenally compelling results.    Dimitri Andreas plays a gentleman going about his end…

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★★★★​ Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi Starring Shinobu Terajima, Kaho Minami, Shioli Kutsuna, Josh Hartnett Film Review by George Wolf   For her feature debut, writer/director Atsuko Hirayanagi expands her captivating short from three years ago, which left “Lucy” at a crossroads of self-discovery.   Hirayanagi also fulfills all the promise from that earlier work, taking a cross-cultural comedic premise…

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★★★ Directed by: Steven Murphy Written by: Steven Murphy Starring: Bayley Freer, Steven Murphy, Sean Pogmore, Jane Mckell, Todd Von Joel Indie Film Review by: Chris Olson   “Beware the angels you pray for.”   That’s the tagline of indie film My Saviour, written and directed by Steven Murphy, and a telling phrase it is…

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★★★★ Directed by: Ben Arend Reisman, Anne-Sophie MarkusStarring: Jeanmarie Bevort, Frank Hitman, Tim ScalongneIndie Film Review by: Jack Bottomley P.T. Barnum once said that “The noblest art is that of making others happy”, in fact this very line was used at the end of the recent – more smoothed out – telling of Barnum’s story…

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  ★★★★ Directed by Coralie Fargeat Starring Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Guillaume Bouchede, Vincent Colombe Film Review by Hope Madden   The rape-revenge film is a tough one to pull off. Even in the cases where the victim rips bloody vengeance through the bodies of her betrayers, the films are too often titillating. Almost exclusively written and directed by men…