Iconic Frights ……

It has been announced that FrightFest - the purveyors of all things chilling - are about to spread their cloak of terror even wider, through an exclusive partnership with well-known film distributor Icon Film Distribution (IFD).  In recent…

Day of the Flowers

Day of the Flowers - a reference to the Dia de las Flores festival in Cuba - is a lighthearted, romantic family melodrama and potential crowdpleaser for a Saturday night in at best. That doesn't sound like a glowing recommendation for a…

After Lucia (2012)

Bereavement, bullying, blowback It's funny to go from Mike Ott's very natural and organic American indie films Littlerock and Pearblossom Highway to one that's completely self-conscious, contrived, and staged. An IMDb viewer's suggestion…

Perfect Sense (2011)

I was lucky enough to catch the first screening anywhere in Europe of Perfect Sense, held the night before the premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival before even Ewan McGregor had seen it! At the time of writing I've seen…