Posts by Ed Frankl

The seven best films from the 51st Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

By Ed Frankl

Melina León’s Song Without a Name and Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse were among our highlights of this year’s Quinzaine.

Risk – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Laura Poitras follows up CITIZENFOUR with an equally extraordinary portrait of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.

Divines – first look review

By Ed Frankl

There’s shades of Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood in Houda Benyamina’s stirring debut.

Raw – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Julia Ducournau’s French campus cannibal horror serves up plenty of food for thought.

The Eyes of My Mother – first look review

By Ed Frankl

First-time director Nicolas Pesce takes audiences on a nightmarish journey with this impressive American Gothic.

Christine – first look review

By Ed Frankl

A stunning central turn from Rebecca Hall grounds Antonio Campos’ dramatisation of TV reporter Christine Chubbuck’s on-air suicide.

Certain Women – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Kelly Reichardt confirms herself as one of America’s greatest living filmmakers with this stunning three-part character study.

Captain Fantastic – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Viggo Mortensen stars as a doting forest-dwelling father in this impressive debut from writer/director Matt Ross.

Ali and Nino – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Asif Kapadia ditches the tried-and-trusted doc formula in favour of this bland historical drama.

Swiss Army Man – first look review

By Ed Frankl

Daniel Radcliffe quite literally rips it up in this fart-based bromantic comedy with Paul Dano.

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