Category: 2018

CAMFF 2018: Júlia ist (2017)

Year: 2017  Directed by: Elena Martin  Starring: Elena Martin, Oriol Puig, Jakob D’Aprile Written by Elena Morgan JĂşlia (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’s there she’s 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 […]

REVIEW: Overlord (2018)

Directed by: Julius Avery Cast: Wyatt Russell, Pilou Asbæk, John Magaro Written by Lucy Buglass As someone who isn’t much of a war film fan, I was apprehensive about Overlord. I often find war films quite repetitive in nature, and they’ve never really appealed to me. So when […]

REVIEW: Private Life (2018)

Directed by: Tamara Jenkins Starring: Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Kayli Carter Written by Jessica Pena Richard and Rachel want to start a family. After many attempts and not being able to conceive on their own, they look at the means of assisted reproduction and other therapies to finally […]

CAMFF 2018: Supa Modo (2018)

Directed by: Likarion Wainaina Starring: Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia Written by Elena Morgan Jo (Stycie Waweru) is a young girl with a terminal illness who loves superheroes. Her mother Kathryn (Marrianne Nungo) is protective and wants her to rest but, with the help of fellow villagers, […]

CAMFF 2018: The Guilty (2018)

Directed by: Gustav Möller Starring: Jakob Cedergren UK Release Date: 26th October 2018 Written by Elena Morgan On his last night of dispatch duty, police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) gets a call from a kidnapped woman and it’s a race against time to find her. Films set […]

LFF 2018: A Private War (2018)

Directed by: Matthew Heineman Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Faye Marsay, Stanley Tucci, Tom Hollander UK Release Date: N/A Written by Dave Curtis War, what is it good for? after watching documentary filmmaker Mathew Heineman’s narrative debut the answer is clearly absolutely nothing. A Private War is a […]

REVIEW: Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Erik Poppe Starring: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Elli Rhiannon MĂĽller Osbourne Written by Elena Morgan Teenager Kaja (Andrea Berntzen) struggles to survive as she searches for her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian […]