April 2015: Order of Merit

#1: Woman on the Run (Foster 1950)

April 24th, 2015 more >
Palme d’Or 2015: latest odds

favourite: Garrone (Tale of Tales)

April 23rd, 2015 more >
Inbound Access, Outbound Escapes: an intercontinental dispatch by Michael Pattison

The chat’s automated, involuntary. Why were you in Colombia, Sir? What do you do for a living, Sir? Four fingers of your right hand facing down on the scanner please, Sir. Aren’t you critics too harsh on films, Sir? You’re gonna need to step this way for me please, Sir.

April 20th, 2015 more >
March 2015: Order of Merit

#1: Through and Through (1973)

April 6th, 2015 more >
Sheila Seacroft on ‘Cinema Made in Italy’ London March 5-9 2015

The village, such as it is, is peopled by many large middle-aged men with beards, so engulfed by layers of clothing that it’s difficult to tell one from another. One who stands out is Secondo, played with bearish vigour by Serbian director Emir Kusturica.

April 5th, 2015 more >