LFF 2015: Suffragette Review

The opening of Suffragette, if you don’t know anything about the movement in the United Kingdom, tells you that this is an important story about women’s rights. Text appears on the screen for context purposes – the fight for women’s right to vote had been laboured with peaceful tactics having no results, up until this point. Advertisements

LFF 2015: Guilty Review

Based on the infamous 2008 Noida double murder case in India, Guilty is a thrilling true crime whodunit and police procedural. 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar was found murdered in her bedroom in her family’s apartment while Hemraj Banjade, their 45-year-old servant was initially deemed the culprit, until his body was later found. Her parents were then … More LFF 2015: Guilty Review

LFF 2015: Carol Review

When a film assembles Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as its leading women it’s bound to be something special. Carol paints a perfect picture of love, heartbreak and loss between two women who find themselves attracted to each other despite all odds pitted against them. Phyllis Nagy’s aptly tuned screenplay, which is based off the 1952 … More LFF 2015: Carol Review