FilmSpace at Edinburgh International Film Festival: Emma Peeters; Body at Brighton Rock; Balance, Not Symmetry
FilmSpace is at the 73rd Edinburgh Film Festival. Film critic Calum Cooper reviews the darkly uplifting comedy Emma Peeters, the campy thriller Body at Brighton Rock, and the Glasgow based feature Balance, Not Symmetry.
Emma Peeters – ★★★☆☆
FilmSpace at Edinburgh International Film Festival: Gwen; Robert the Bruce; What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
FilmSpace is at the 73rd Edinburgh Film Festival. Film critic Calum Cooper reviews William McGregor’s spine-chilling debut film, as well as another adaptation of the Robert the Bruce story, and a powerful documentary on film critic Pauline Kael.
Gwen – ★★★★★
FilmSpace at Edinburgh International Film Festival: The Art of Self-Defence; The Dead Don't Die; Yesterday
FilmSpace is at the 73rd Edinburgh Film Festival. Film critic Calum Cooper reviews a strange but thoroughly entertaining new Jesse Eisenberg film, a disappointing new offering from Jim Jarmusch, and a redundant but feel-good film from Danny Boyle.
The Art of Self-Defense – ★★★★★
FilmSpace: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum; Aladdin (2019); The Secret Life of Pets 2
Film critic Calum Cooper examines some of the past week’s releases, including the latest instalment of the John Wick franchise, the live-action version of Aladdin, and the sequel to The Secret Life of Pets.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – ★★★★☆
FilmSpace: High Life; The Hustle; A Dog's Journey
Film critic Calum Cooper examines some of the week’s additional releases, including Claire Denis’ thought provoking new sci-fi, a drab remake of an 80s comedy, and a dog film that’s corny but rewards the right audience.
High Life – ★★★★☆
FilmSpace: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile; Long Shot; Amazing Grace
Film critic Calum Cooper reviews more of the week’s newest films, including a dramatised biopic on serial killer Ted Bundy, a rom com starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, and an Aretha Franklin documentary filmed in 1972.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile – ★★☆☆☆