BFI London Film Festival Days 7 + 8

Abus de Faiblesse: What seemed like an interesting concept descends into autobiographical self-pity.

  • Entertainment: 3/5
  • Artistic: 2/5
  • Intellectual: 2/5

Grand Central: Due to a clichéd plot and lack of characterisation the only real interest in the film is the secondary action.

  • Entertainment: 1/5
  • Artistic: 3/5
  • Intellectual: 2/5

Camille Claudel: While Binoche gives an excellent performance the film is often quite dull.

  • Entertainment: 2/5
  • Artistic: 3/5
  • Intellectual: 2/5

Tracks: A genuinely uplifting film, not ground-breaking, but full of wonder and heart.

  • Entertainment: 5/5
  • Artistic: 3/5
  • Intellectual: 3/5

A Long and Happy Life: I was assured by Russian relatives that Russian cinema was no longer concerned with farming. I was lied to.

  • Entertainment: 1/5
  • Artistic: 4/5
  • Intellectual: 2/5

Don Jon: A shallow and sexist film which devalues its own message.

  • Entertainment: 4/5
  • Artistic: 2/5
  • Intellectual: 0/5

Tonnerre: Excellently made, but lacking a vital conclusion.

  • Entertainment: 4/5
  • Artistic: 4/5
  • Intellectual: 3/5
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