Amarcord

Amarcord

Amarcord (1973) is a semi-autobiographical film directed by the well-known Italian director, Federico Fellini. For one night only, it was played on the big screen at Mercury Cinema as part of their ‘Imagined Worlds: International Visions’ Cinémathéque film culture. Amarcord is hailed as one of Fellini’s best films, and is remembered for its warm nostalgia [...]

The Shape of Water review

The Shape of Water review

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-romance film has brought literal meaning to the metaphor: sleeping with the fishes. Set in Cold-War America, we follow the heroine Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins), a mute woman working as a cleaner for a scientific organisation, who finds herself drawn to an amphibian man-creature (frequent collaborator Doug Jones) trapped and observed under [...]