Tag Archives: BBC First British Film Festival 2015

Film Review: Suffragette (UK, 2015)

Powerful and utterly inspirational Sarah Gavron’s latest film Suffragette follows the brave women of the suffrage movement in Britain during the 19th and 20th century. This historical drama draws upon the daily abuse faced by women during a time period when they had no rights at all, and a group of women who would no longer tolerate such injustice. It expresses the true struggle and sacrifice many women underwent to gain the right to vote.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Kill Your Friends (UK, 2015)

Steven Stelfox (Nicholas Hoult) is an A&R agent for a top record label. Those who live and breathe music would kill for that job. He lives and breathes cocaine. When one of his colleagues outperforms him, he copes by listing the different names for it – blow, bugar-sugar, lump etc – like counting to ten. When that doesn’t work, he starts killing.... Continue Reading