Category: 2017

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’re staying on belongs to Lexi’s (Francesca Varrie Michel) family […]

CAMFF 2018: Roobha (2017)

Directed by: Lenin M. Sivam Starring: Antonythasan Jesuthasan, Amrit Sandhu, Thenuka Kantharajah, Angela Chrstine UK Release Date: N/A Written by Elena Morgan Roobha (Amrit Sandhu), a trans-woman, struggles to find her place after being ostracized by her family. Her chance encounter with a family man, Anthony (Antonythasan Jesuthasan), […]

A Ghost Story

Year: 2017 Directed by: David Lowery Starring: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, McColm Cephas Jr. WRITTEN BY HUNTER WILLIAMS   “What is it you like about this house so much,” asks M (Rooney Mara), insisting through her bemused expression that C (Casey Affleck) must respond. “History,” he says. They […]

Mary & the Witch’s Flower

Year: 2017 Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Cast (English dub): Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, Lynda Baron, Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Morwenna Banks, Teresa Gallagher Written by Sarah Buddery Now reportedly ceasing to operate, the world is mourning the loss of Japanese animation giants, Studio Ghibli. But fear not […]

I Kill Giants

Year: 2017 Directed by: Anders Walter Cast: Madison Wolfe, Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Sydney Wade Written by Tom Sheffield The poster for this film depicts a young girl stood hammer in hand facing a giant with the words ‘from the producer of Harry Potter’ placed at the very top. Having […]

Journeyman

Year: 2017 Directed by: Paddy Considine Starring: Paddy Considine, Jodie Whittaker, Anthony Welsh, Paul Popplewell Written by Dave Curtis Paddy Considine’s first film ‘Tyrannosaur’ was not only a great debut as a director but it was also a stunning piece of film. Released in 2011 to a shower of praise […]

Veronica

Year: 2017 Director: Paco Plaza Starring:  Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer Written by Abbie Eales Set in Madrid in 1991 and based (extremely loosely) on true events, ‘Veronica’ tells the chilling supernatural tale of the 15 year-old titular heroine and a series of unexplained events taking place […]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Year: 2017 Director: Jake Kasdan Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Madison Iseman, Morgan Jeanette Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, Bobby Cannavale Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Back when it was first announced, I couldn’t help but ask the question “did this really […]