Posts tagged "The Handmaiden"

2016: A Year in Film

by Joanna Orland For some reason, best of 2016 film lists have become somewhat controversial this year. Internet arguments have arisen over which year a film was actually released – caused by a lot of release dates still being vastly different between the US and UK. We’re not into the controversy and as usual choose […]

The 60th BFI London Film Festival

60th BFI London Film Festival October 5th-16th, 2016 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland The 60th BFI London Film Festival played like a ‘Best Of’ the 2016 international film festivals.  Opening with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and closing with Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, the festival showcased some of the year’s most buzzed about films.  […]

69th Cannes Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The Cannes Film Festival is a celebration of cinema on an international level, showcasing innovation and raising the profile of the films it selects for its strands.  The festival is the most famous of its kind, and also considered to be the most prestigious.  It is one of the world’s largest film […]

Cannes Film Festival: The Handmaiden

In Competition The Handmaiden (Mademoiselle) Directed by Park Chan-wook Starring Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong, Kim Hae-sook and Moon So-ri In UK Cinemas April 14th, 2017 Watch on iTunes (US) or pre-order Blu-ray on by Joanna Orland Part one of The Handmaiden may come as a surprise to those familiar with the […]