Under the Skin

Under the Skin

Although Under the Skin is based on Michael Faber’s book of the same name, it is fair to say that this film belongs entirely to its director and its star. So pared back is the story that it has become a piece almost entirely about themes and mood, even the director...
Blue is the Warmest colour (La vie d’Adèle, chapitres 1 & 2)

Blue is the Warmest colour (La vie d’Adèle, chapitres 1 & 2)

Cards on the table, often the Cannes Film Festival can be a bit pretentious, some of the Palme D’Or winners can, whilst good, be a bit depressing (The Pianist, The Wind that Shakes the Barley) or even downright rubbish (The Tree of Life.) So there is a sense of...
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

This years Cambridge Film Festival surprise Film gave unsuspecting cinema go-ers the chance to see “Glorious Feel Good Film” SUNSHINE ON LEITH before it was out on general release. Having cut his teeth as a feature film director with the rather good, and...
Dead Cat

Dead Cat

With the 33rd cambridge Film Festival having drawn to a close it seems like an apposite time to catch up on the films that have shown over the closing days of the festival. The first of these is DEAD CAT, a brand new british comedy about a group of early...
Cambridge Film Festival Guide (Part 3)

Cambridge Film Festival Guide (Part 3)

Welcome to the third and final part of the Kitsonians.com guide to everything good at this years 33rd Cambridge Film Festival. Hopefully by this point you have already sampled one or two of the delight laid out in the earlier parts of the guide and are ready to crack...