Away – Review

https://youtu.be/B-2xxKAPssk Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis Latvia/2020/75mins ★★★★★ Turning back, a young boy lives in the shadow of a hulking beast, a colossus of immense stature and being. Shrouded in amorphous black wisps and eyes, no matter how far ahead he escapes the being – its presence follows. Away is a concise, relatively short feature from … Continue reading Away – Review

Schemers – Review

https://youtu.be/orvCJQ0MMPw Directed by Dave Mclean Written by Dave Mclean, Khaled Spiewak & Kyle Titterton UK/91mins/2020 ★★★ You know, Dundee has much more to it than 24hr bakeries and penguin statues. It even has more to it than a brand-spanking-new, though overpriced and under-filled Museum. Dundee - for all of the grim visage and notoriety has … Continue reading Schemers – Review

Walk of Shame – The Space UK

Written by Amelia Lovsey and Stephanie Silver Directed by Michelle Payne ★★★★ Control, it’s what most people – most men, prize above all else. And in the abhorrence of sexual assaults and rape, control is a central motivation to these heinous acts – and let it be remembered that consent is never the relinquishing of … Continue reading Walk of Shame – The Space UK

Faust – Royal Opera House

https://youtu.be/Cd61xDR4a74 Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré Score by Charles Gounod ★★★★ Navigating the human condition, to the eventual judgements of heaven’s light and hell’s fire, Faust holds no prisoners in its sumptuously decadent retelling of the infamous man who sold his soul for wealth, power, and vitally in this iteration, a woman. The Royal Opera … Continue reading Faust – Royal Opera House

Little Girl (Petite Fille) – Ed Film Fest at Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lqDpDOXjsQ Directed & Written by Sébastien Lifshitz France / 2020 / 90 mins ★★★★ A majority of French filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz’s library seeks to promote marginalised communities, often featuring queer experiences from France or surrounding Europe. Noted for his exceptionally delicate touch, a phantom presence where the filming itself doesn’t intrude on an authentic experience, Little Girl is no different. The film … Continue reading Little Girl (Petite Fille) – Ed Film Fest at Home