Astonishing expressionistic study of loss amid the crashing waves of Australia’s West Coast.
Disappointing cautionary tale about the American Dream going wrong with nothing of worth to say.
Frontier western horror overcomes narrative flaw with pure atmosphere and a great central performance.
Part two of our round up of some of the other delights at EIFF 2019
Enjoyable if inconsistent reprise of a beloved cult character.
Jamie Bell excels in an overly simplistic redemptive story.
Memorable characters abound in fairly satisfying but tonally iffy action comedy
Wartime tale of real-life women spies is flawed and cluttered but full of adventure.
Broad but very funny police farce casts a critical eye at consumerism.
Bleak but ultimately beautiful coming-of-age documentary.
A selection of the some of the other films we’ve caught at EIFF so far.
Entertaining but surface-level doc on legendary film critic.
Earnest and overwrought historical drama undone by its own ambition.
We chat to the writer and director about her offbeat rom-com Emma Peeters
Intriguing concept spoiled by leaden writing and unforgivable narrative twist.
Culture clash rom-com is a playful and poignant delight.
Gentle character study demonstrates both poetry and promise.
Stunning invocation of an eroded livelihood and an editing masterclass.
Superior comedy drama that navigates a tonal minefield.
Dismal rock fantasy is a poor cover version of its creators’ best work.
Zombie comedy from Indie godhead is all skin and little meat.
In the first of our spotlight on Scottish acts at the 2019 Fringe we focus on a home venue, The Monkey Barrel.
Our reviewers offer their picks from the EIFF programme.
Offbeat environmental drama isn’t quite undone by its own whimsy