Disorder

Director: Alice Winocour Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Zaïd Errougui-Demonsant, Percy Kemp, Victor Pontecorvo Written by: Alice Winocour and (in collaboration) Jean-Stéphane Bron Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th March 2016 With the current popularity in European thrillers now swarming our television, it seems that cinema has been somewhat forgotten when it comes to dark, brooding dramas….

Marguerite

Director:  Xavier Giannoli Starring:  Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau, Christa Théret, Denis Mpunga, Théo Cholbi Written by: Xavier Giannoli Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 18th March 2016 Have you ever watched these TV talent shows, like The X Factor, and wondered who has told the really awful singers that they are good? Feeding their fantasy…

Camille Claudel 1915

Director: Bruno Dumont Starring: Juliette Binoche, Jean-Luc Vincent, Emmanuel Kauffman, Marion Keller, Robert Leroy Written by: Bruno Dumont, (based on the letters) Camille Claudel and Paul Claudel Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 20th June 2014 What makes being a film critic interesting is the amount you learn. I knew very little about Camille…

The Raid 2

Director: Gareth Evans Starring: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Donny Alamsyah, Arifin Putra, Julie Estelle Written by: Gareth Evans Running Time: 150 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 11th April 2014 In 2012, an action thriller from Indonesia, directed by a Welsh man, took the genre, picked it up and smacked it, very hard, on the bottom. That…

In The House (Dans La Maison)

Director: Francois Ozon Starring: Fabrice Luchini, Kristen Scott Thomas, Ernst Umhauer, Emmanuelle Seigner, Denis Menochet Written by: Francois Ozon and (play) Juan Mayorga Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 29th March 2013 How do International cinema do it? How can they take a simple tale and turn it into a triumph, full of…