Review: The Son of Joseph (Eugène Green, 2016)

Following 2009’s The Portuguese Nun being released here by Artificial Eye, arthouse favourite Eugène Green, a US-born, French director, finally has a new film reaching UK viewers on a wider platform than the festival circuit, thanks to MUBI releasing the film into cinemas and later streaming on Christmas Day. As may quickly become clear from… Read More Review: The Son of Joseph (Eugène Green, 2016)

Interview: Eugène Green talks ‘The Son of Joseph’, compositions and the Dardenne brothers

Though only a few of his films have received UK distribution (see 2009’s The Portuguese Nun), US-born, France-based director Eugène Green has accrued a significant arthouse fanbase across the world, via a steady run of eccentric dramas, each driven by a rigid commitment to Baroque theatre techniques. No one behaves quite like a human being… Read More Interview: Eugène Green talks ‘The Son of Joseph’, compositions and the Dardenne brothers

Review: The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne, 2016)

When your batting average is so high, it can be the case that the slightest dip in quality is overstated as something far more troubling than it actually is. This was seemingly the case with the Dardenne brothers at this year’s Cannes, where their latest film, The Unknown Girl, received a considerably more lukewarm response… Read More Review: The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne, 2016)