The Big Sick injects some much-needed realism into a cliched genre, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 28th Jul 2017
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Hounds of Love (18)
Directed by Ben Young
AUSTRALIAN film-makers certainly know how to make wonderfully dark, creepy and disturbing crime dramas which make for profoundly harrowing viewing.
This week's top - and flop - films
Friday 14th Jul 2017
ALAN FRANK is taken by class acting and a suspenseful narrative
Friday 30th Jun 2017
A Man Called Ove (15)
Directed by Hannes Holm
This Oscar-nominated bitter sweet comedy drama about a grumpy old man whose attempts to join his late wife keep being thwarted by life and his annoyingly boisterous...
ALAN FRANK recommends a hallucinatory trip through a troubled Asian country, and we look at the other films of the week
Friday 16th Jun 2017
Berlin Syndrome (15)
Directed by Cate Shortland
AUSTRALIAN film-maker Cate Shortland, already well regarded for Somersault and Love, strikes another blow for female film empowerment with a sadistically suspenseful...
Friday 9th Jun 2017
Wonder Woman (12A)
Directed by Patty Jenkins
FORGET the Suffragettes. Female empowerment hits hard and often in this action-packed fantasy adventure that finally gives justified star status to Gil Gadot as the...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
The Other Side of Hope (12A)
Directed by Aki Kaurismaki
ASYLUM-seekers, a hot subject in the current incendiary electioneering, are the vivid subject of Aki Kaurismaki’s thoroughly entertaining comedy drama...
Friday 26th May 2017
A new documentary on India’s sweatshops is horrifying, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 19th May 2017