Isobel Nutbrown

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Pretty Problems (SXSW Review): Champagne and Emptiness

Pretty Problems is a tequila-induced fever dream. Somehow saying so much whilst doing very little, this film is an entertaining look at the inner turmoil of the millennial mind.

This is Going to Hurt (Review): Brutality, Bravery and a Broken System

This Is Going To Hurt is hilarious, heart-breaking and, above all, important. We see the healthcare system as it really is: messy, remarkable and in desperate need of reform.

Maid (Review): ‘This Whole New World is For Her’

Less than two months after its release, Maid has brought audiences across the world to their knees.…

Ride The Wave: ‘Tomorrow and Every Other Day’ (LFF Review)

Ride The Wave is a breath of fresh air. Tense, moving, and raw, it is a celebration of talent, resilience, and some top-class parenting.

Queen Of Glory: Chaos, Colour, and Weed (LFF Review)

With a careful balance of simplicity and spark, Queen Of Glory sees worlds and cultures collide in a wonderfully human display of modern America.

After the Crossing (Traverser): A Road To Eldorado (Open City Doc Fest Review)

After The Crossing (Traverser) is an intimate exploration of hope, suffering, and camaraderie that sheds light on lives lived in the shadows.

Delphine’s Prayers: A Portrait of Strength and Suffering (Open City Doc Fest Review)

A searing vision of personal trauma and collective experience, Delphine’s Prayers makes for tough but essential viewing.

Songs For The River (Open City Doc Fest Review): Framing The Unfathomable

Charlotte Ginsborg’s Songs For The River is a technicolour collage of hope, fear, and resilience. This film is a moving reminder that, in a time defined by plague and pain, community is alive and well.

Dating & New York: ‘Actions Speak Louder than Captions’ (Review)

A love story for the age of social media, Dating & New York is a witty exploration of the disconnected nature of an ever-connected world.

Misha and the Wolves: ‘The Danger Of Believing Everything’ (Review)

From a fable-like story of survival and resilience to a shocking exploration of discovery and deceit, Misha And The Wolves is a wild ride.