23 May 2013
Cristi Puiu's follow-up feature to The Death of Mr. Lazarescu. Life has never been more ordinary or odd. Often simultaneously.
4 Apr 2013
A Late Quartet (2013)
Recital, romance and relationships concern the four members of The Fugue Quartet. But are there strings attached as well as scores to settle?
14 Sep 2012
About Elly (2012)
From director Asghar Farhadi, About Elly is another powerful story of secrets and lies...
16 Jun 2012
Ki-duk Kim takes a long break from creating international masterpieces and reflects on art and film-making with a new digital camera
16 Jan 2012
A Brace of John Gilling Hammer Films
Historical Hammer from John Gilling is reissued on DVD.
18 Oct 2011
A Trio of Nagisa Oshima Films
Contraversial, confrontational and provocative Nagisa Oshima is one of Japan's most interesting directors. Three of his films have been re-released on Blu-ray.
22 Aug 2011
A Trio of Chris Marker Films: La Jetée, Sans Soleil, Level 5
Chris Marker, photographer, film director, multimedia artist and documentary maker has recently reached his 90th birthday. A trio of his wonderful films have been released on DVD.
25 May 2011
Is Apocalypse Now as good as it was then?
8 Apr 2011
A platoon of Danish soldiers confront their own heart of darkness when facing the Taliban in Afghanistan.
17 Nov 2010
A Town Called Panic (Panique au village)
A bargain basement answer to Toy Story with the DIY ethos of South Park and the surreal flights of fantasy of The Magic Roundabout or Yellow Submarine.
2 Mar 2007
A Guide to Recognising Your Saints
Instant recognition: despite its lack of innovation and cohesion, A Guide to Recognising Your Saints appealed to Sandro Matosevic
26 Oct 2006
All The King's Men
Sandro Matosevic votes against All The King's Men
27 Jul 2006
A Lion in the House
Steven Yates is moved by award-winning documentary, A Lion in the House
13 Jul 2006
Genetically modified: Oskar Roehler's adaptation of Michel's Houllebecq's book Atomised succeeds in capturing some of the book's main ideas
6 Jul 2006
Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That
I shot the Beastie Boys: Concert documentary shot by members of the audience proves the Beastie Boys retain their crown as the coolest band in the world
25 Jan 2006
A Cock And Bull Story
Laurence Boyce reviews an 'unreviewable' film
13 Sep 2005
Korea continues to lead the way in the world of horror cinema with this latest release from Tartan, a typically chilling tale of a malevolent and demonic acacia tree. Sounds silly? Think again, say Colin Odell & Michelle le Blanc
31 May 2005
Anatomy Of Hell
Catherine Breillat has never been a director afraid of courting controversy, and her latest film is certainly true to form, tracing the psycho-sexual relationship that develops between an unnamed man and woman. Ben McCann was less than impressed
26 Apr 2005
Andrew and Jeremy Get Married
The film world isn't particularly noted for its sensitive approach to the everyday realities of homosexual relationships - which makes this refreshingly down-to-earth British documentary all the more welcome. Review by Antonio Pasolini
15 Feb 2005
A Lesson In Love
Colin Odell and Michelle le Blanc continue their exploration of some of Ingmar Bergan's lesser-known films with this review of A Lesson In Love - Bergman's so-called "comedy for adults"
1 Feb 2005
A Very Long Engagement
After parting company with his long-term collaborator Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet has continued to carve out a niche as one of France's most visually imaginative directors. Antonio Pasolini reviews his latest film starring Audrey Tautou
30 Nov 2004
A Bullet for the General (Quien Sabe?)
While the Western is usually considered one of the classic American film genres, some of the most innovative westerns were in fact made in Spain and Italy in the 60s and 70s. Marcelle Perks reviews an Italian spaghetti western with a difference
2 Nov 2004
Michael Caine's Alfie was one of the seminal creations of sixties British cinema, but this recent remake starring Jude Law translates the character across the pond to noughties New York. Ben McCann wonders why they bothered
12 Oct 2004
All These Women
Ingmar Bergman's reputation as a serious, bleak and often impenetrable director is well-known, but you might be surprised to learn he also directed a number of comedies during his long career. Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc find out more
18 May 2004
A Good Marriage
Eric Rohmer's films may not be widely known, but they undoubtedly command a cult following. Though A Good Marriage is considered one of Rohmer's lesser works, Stuart Henderson thinks it's still worth investigating
10 May 2004
Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony
This award-winning documentary from first-time director Lee Hirsch explores the music which underpinned the struggle for an end to apartheid in South Africa. Antonio Pasolini thinks it was worthy of all the praise
3 Mar 2004
A Zed and Two Noughts
Peter Greenaway's films may not be everyone's cup of tea, but even his detractors will find something to admire in A Zed & Two Noughts. Graeme Cole reviews his memorable story of grief, chance and killer swans
17 Feb 2004
All Night Long
The second Basil Dearden re-release this week is this bizarre cross between crime caper, psychological thriller and jazz movie. Colin Odell & Michelle le Blanc get down with the hep-cats, daddy-o
8 Feb 2004
A Mighty Wind
After their penetrating exposé of competitive dog handling, Best In Show, the Spinal Tap boys are back with a mockumentary about sixties folk acts. It's still funny - but Stuart Henderson thinks the formula is wearing thin
19 Jan 2004
Saturday Night Live and Animal House changed the face of US comedy in the 70s and 80s, mixing anarchic humour, wild characterisation and low-brow gags with smart satire of middle American values. Andy Murray wonders if it's stood the test of time
15 Sep 2003
About Schmidt (DVD)
After directing the caustic high-school satire Election in 1999, Alexander Payne returned with this late-life crisis movie starring Jack Nicholson. Paul Clarke applauds a comedy about age, actuaries and the American dream
29 Jul 2003
All The Real Girls
After the critical and commercial success of his debut film, George Washington, David Gordon Green's second movie explores the highs and lows of young love in North Carolina. Hannah Patterson reports
28 Jul 2003
Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (Lift to the Gallows)
In our second report from the French noir season, Edward Lamberti looks back over Louis Malle's debut film - a "classic corkscrew noir" which mixes up passion, intrigue and an untrustworthy elevator
23 Jun 2003
In his last film, Punch Drunk Love, Adam Sandler played a downtrodden joe with anger management problems. So what's different about his new one? Tim Smedley provides the answer
31 May 2003
An Actor's Revenge
Kon Ichikawa was one of Japan's most celebrated filmmakers, but outside his own country, his films have rarely received the attention they deserve. Ian Haydn Smith celebrates the DVD release of Ichikawa's 'magical blend of filmed theatre and expressionist cinema'
28 May 2003
Great actors don't often make great directors, but that doesn't seem to stop them trying. Denzel Washington's directorial debut is a biopic of sailor-turned-Hollywood screenwriter Antwone Fisher. Tim Smedley thinks he should have stayed in front of the camera
9 May 2003
Atom Egoyan is no stranger to difficult subjects, and his latest film revisits the little-known massacre of Armenians perpetrated by Turkish troops in 1915. It may pull in the crowds, but Darren Arnold reckons it's one of the most intelligent films of the year
7 Apr 2003
A Revenger's Tragedy
Alex Cox's career has been nothing if not eclectic. His most recent film relocates Thomas Middleton's Jacobean stage play to a dystopian Liverpool of the near future. Alex King applauds its 'audacity and invention'
17 Mar 2003
Spike Jonze's follow-up to the brilliant Being John Malkovich has been much heralded by critics and filmgoers alike. Bob Carroll enjoys another 'ingenious and inventive' tale from the peculiar mind of Charlie Kaufman
11 Mar 2003
Paul Schrader returns to form with this portrait of a celebrity exploring the pornographic possibilities of new technology. Tim Smedley salutes 'a successful mix of comedy and tragedy, style and substance'
© 1999/2013 kamera.co.uk