Film bits and bobs

Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

First published by Little White Lies No-one saw it coming. Defying all predictability, Peter Strickland’s debut Katalin Varga (2009) was an English film telling a Romanian (and Romanian-language) rape/revenge story set to eclectic soundscapes … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (2013)

First published as part of an end-of-year listicle thingy in Grolsch FilmWorks, as (probably) my favourite UK theatrical release of 2014. A labour of love from Belgian writer/director couple Hélène … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amer (2009)

Review first appeared in Sight & Sound, February 2011 Synopsis: Young Ana moves into a villa with her parents, where her grandfather, recently deceased, is laid out downstairs. Ana is … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 12 Comments


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