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  • The Way Back

    The Way Back

    ★★★

    If you've been mourning the death of montage of longing for magic hour lens flare, my God, you can fill your boots with this. Affleck remains highly watchable, though.

  • Making Noise Quietly

    Making Noise Quietly

    ★★★

    We make allowances for the lack of conversational padding in theatre but in the more naturalistic setting of cinema some of this is too hard and fast - especially in the final third.

    Full review at Eye For Film

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  • The Tale

    The Tale

    ★★★★★

    With all due respect to the enjoyable enough Miseducation of Cameron Post, this is what should have won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. A searing interrogation of memory and the way that it can protect an abuser, Fox leads us into the maze of her own experience, showing how its walls shift even as she tries to work through her feelings both at the time of the assault and in reflection since. Full review at Eye For Film

  • Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You

    Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You

    ★★★½

    Brandon Cronenberg's latest short seems to be a brain implant canape course ahead of his second feature, as he tests various techniques. I describe the experience as it came to me over at Eye For Film