New Release Reviews

New Release: Listen

Ana Rocha’s Listen (2020) begins quietly, with shots of clotheslines and tree branches swaying in the breeze: a rare moment of solace in an otherwise breathless family drama. Clocking in at under 80 minutes, the writer-director’s feature debut doesn’t waste any time immersing viewers in what must be one of the most gut-wrenching experiences a […]

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Spotlight: Rebellious Loners – The British Connection

There’s a certain romantic appeal to the idea of the rebellious loner, and many movies have alluded to the notion that being anti-authority, anti-establishment and anti-just about everything is full of Hollywood glamour and radical idealism. It’s generally a different story here in Britain though, these teenage thugs, beatniks, nihilists and runaways often pay a […]