DRIFT AWAY REVIEW - FATAL ERROR LEAVES COP ALL AT SEA
Xavier Beauvois's tenderly drawn film sees a French policeman abandon all his certainties after a tragic misjudgment Xavier Beauvois is the actor-turned-director whose Of Gods and Men in 2010 is one of the great French movies of the 21st century; he also has the honour of a cameo, as himself, in . . .
MOXIE REVIEW - AMY POEHLER'S HIGH-SCHOOL COMEDY PLAYS IT STRAIGHT
Poehler's female-empowerment film is like Booksmart or Election - with all the humour and satire stripped out A high-school movie directed by Amy Poehler, the SNL comedy blackbelt who starred in Parks and Recreation? And who is incidentally the longtime performing partner of Tina Fey, who created . . .
SACRIFICING THE COMMUNAL THRILL': FILM FESTIVALS ADAPT TO A VIRTUAL AGE
The global pandemic has had a huge impact on film festivals worldwide. But are there reasons to be optimistic? In any other year, the first night of the Berlin film festival would see crowds packing into the Berlinale Palast, the giant cinema off the Potsdamer Platz that acts as the festival's mai . . .