Posts tagged "Son of Saul"

2015: A Year in Film

by Joanna Orland Every year at this time I make a last ditch effort to make sure that my movie viewing has not been in vain.  While this year I’m not going as hardcore on ensuring that I see all potential Oscar nominees (this year is a bit of a mixed bag), I’ve hit the […]

UK Jewish Film Festival 2015

The 19th UK Jewish Film Festival November 7th – 22nd, 2015 by Joanna Orland The UK Jewish Film Festival returned for its 19th year.  Showcasing an array of important Jewish films, the programme featured an array of upcoming and notable talent, as well as subject matter highly relevant to Jewish culture.  While some of the […]

The 59th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The BFI London Film Festival has come to a close for another year.  The 59th edition had quite an impressive selection of 240 films in its lineup including opening gala Suffragette, closing gala Steve Jobs and other memorable movies such as The Lobster, Youth, Room, Beasts of No Nation, Son of Saul, […]

BFI London Film Festival: Son of Saul

Son of Saul Directed by László Nemes Starring Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár and Urs Rechn by Joanna Orland Son of Saul is by far the most profound, immersive Holocaust film ever made. It is completely unbelievable that this is director László Nemes’ first feature film.  It is a true masterpiece. The film is a harrowing […]