Tag Archives: Clio Barnard

Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2018, Part 1

Where did 2018 go? For me it’s been a funny year of highs and lows, beginnings and ends and other summing-up-the-year clich├ęs as well. In film, the year started well, then flagged a bit in the middle before picking up … Continue reading

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Review: Dark River (2017/18)

It’s been a pretty great few years for Yorkshire film and it’s also been an unexpectedly verdant trend of dramas set in the world of farming. Of course there are only going to be more films like this that focus … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2017, Part 2

Before we press on with Part 2 of my Review of 2017 (Part 1 here), just a few honourable mentions that didn’t quite make the Top 10, but are worthy of recognition for one reason or another. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Review: The Selfish Giant (2013)

THE SELFISH GIANT feels like a wonderful amalgamation of OLIVER TWIST and STAND BY ME transposed to the rougher end of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It’s a social realist fable that deals with real-world hardship in a punchy manner, but always … Continue reading

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