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JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: The Santa Clause (1994)

Directed by: John Pasquin Starring:¬†Tim Allen, Eric Lloyd, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson and David Krumholtz. Written by Chris Gelderd 38-year-old Scott Calvin (Allen) is spending Christmas Eve with his young son Charlie (Lloyd), splitting time equally between his ex-wife Laura (Crewson) and her new partner Neil (Reinhold). While […]

REVIEW: Shadow of a Gun (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Micah Van Hove Starring: Dominic Pino, Jacob King, Brett Baxter Written by Jessica Pe√Īa Micah Van Hove‚Äôs latest film Shadow of a Gun is a harrowing and meticulous slice of work that closes in on America‚Äôs gun culture, but more significantly on its psychological […]

CAMFF 2018: Lemonade (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by:¬†Ioana Uricaru Starring:¬†M√£lina Manovici, Dylan Smith, Milan Hurduc Written by Elena Morgan Mara (M√£lina Manovici) is a young Romanian woman working in America when she meets and marries Daniel (Dylan Smith). After she brings her nine-year-old son Dragos (Milan Hurduc) to America, things are looking […]

CAMFF 2018:¬†J√ļlia¬†ist (2017)

Year: 2017¬† Directed by: Elena Martin¬† Starring: Elena Martin, Oriol Puig, Jakob¬†D‚ÄôAprile Written by Elena Morgan J√ļlia¬†(Elena Martin) is an architecture student from Catalan who is set to go to study in Berlin for a year thanks to an Erasmus programme. Once she‚Äôs there she‚Äôs completely alone for […]

CAMFF 2018: Burning (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by:¬†Chang-dong Lee Starring:¬†Ah-In¬†Yoo, Steven¬†Yeun, Jong-seo¬†Jeon Written by Elena Morgan When¬†Hae-mi (Jong-seo¬†Jeon) goes to Africa she asks¬†her old schoolmate¬†Jong-su¬†(Ah-In¬†Yoo)¬†to look after her cat. When she returns with enigmatic Ben (Steven¬†Yeun)¬†who¬†she met in Africa, Jong-su¬†is dismayed and¬†feels pushed out¬†by the two of them. Burning¬†is a slow-burn of […]

CAMFF 2018: High Fantasy (2017)

Directed by: Jenna Cato Bass Starring: Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo, Francesca Varrie Michel, Liza Scholtz Written by Elena Morgan Four young friends go on a camping trip in the heart of the South African wilderness. The vast farmland they‚Äôre staying on belongs to Lexi‚Äôs (Francesca Varrie Michel) family […]