CAMFF 2019, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Official Secrets (CAMFF 2019)

True story of British whistleblower Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) who, working for the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), leaked a document to the press about an illegal NSA operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Official Secrets is…

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JUMPCUT All The Way: Love Actually (2003)

Films are a mixture of wine and perishable meats; some grow better with time, others do not age well at all. Love Actually is one such picture that has somehow fallen into both categories for the public: some praise its knowing cheese and saccharine, uplifting…

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LFF 2018: Colette

A very personal project for Director Wash Westmoreland (Still Alice), Colette was the final film that he and his partner Richard Glatzer worked on before Glatzer sadly passed away in 2015 – and indeed it was a script that had been on Westmoreland’s radar since…

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REVIEW: Everest (2015)

When I sat down in front of the huge IMAX screen at my local cinema, I prepared myself for what I thought was going to be an adrenaline-fuelled, disaster movie that would wow in the moment. I was not however, prepared for the lasting impression…

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REVIEW: The Imitation Game (2014)

You know you’ve done something right when your film is nominated for the Best Picture category at The Oscars. So Morten Tyldum’s ‘The Imitation Game’ must be an exceptional film, right? That was my inherent reasoning, but I still had some reluctance to watch it, I just didn’t…