Claire Fulton

Claire Fulton

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The Good Traitor: Undermining A Rogue’s Achievements (Review)

A sharper focus on melodrama, rather than the fascinating career of its central figure, means The Good Traitor doesn’t quite fulfil its own potential.

The Return: Her Life After ISIS (SXSW Review)

The Return: Life After Isis tells the story of the young women who left home to join ISIS in Syria, and the struggle as their home countries now deny them the right to return.

Home Front (Des Hommes): Psychological Wounds of War (FFF Review)

Lucas Belvaux’s Home Front is an intimate, affecting portrait of the ways in which the psychological wounds from war impacts the lives of two French soldiers.

Night Shift: (Un)Realistic Police Work (FFF Review)

Character-driven police drama Night Shift, from director Anne Fontaine, tackles the weighty theme of morality, but doesn’t quite stick the landing.

Martyr: An Artistic, Meditative Portrayal Of Grief (Review)

Mazen Khaled’s Martyr is a meditative, sentimental film about the complexities of loss and grief within an impoverished area of Beirut.

A Brixton Tale: A Well-Edited Romance (GFF Review)

A Brixton Tale is an intimate look at the power privilege has on the way stories can be controlled, and an impressive debut from Darragh Carey and Bertrand Desrochers.

The Burnt Orange Heresy: Intriguing Pretentiousness (Review)

In the search for meaning, Guiseppe Capotondi’s The Burnt Orange Heresy doesn’t quite reach the artistic heights it aims for.

It’s A Sin – The Euphoria and Heartbreak of 1980s Britain (Review)

Russell T. Davies’ phenomenal series It’s A Sin tells the story of the AIDS crisis in 1980s London through a group of friends who loved through it.

Ruth: Life and Legacy of Justice Ginsburg (Review)

A touching tribute to a truly remarkable woman, Ruth: Justice Ginsburg In Her Own Words tells the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s inspirational and ground breaking life and career without resorting to schmaltz.

Happy Cleaners: Introspection on the Immigrant Experience (Review)

Happy Cleaners is an affecting film about life as an immigrant, as the children of immigrants, and as a family.