Articles by C.L. Illsley
C. L. Illsley discusses Evan Rachel Wood’s layered performance and the ethical murkiness that permeates the film.
Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in this road trip film that falls a little short despite the two stars.
Lizzie Borden’s 1983 film explores social issues, freedom of speech, and violence through a feminist lens.
This documentary explores the virtues of journalism through the ages and how the famous prize came to be.
With the Bad Moms sequel, we get maternal mischief and merriment.
Janina Quint’s documentary is a thought-provoking look at how Jewish and German people view their past, together.
Strong performances by the lead actors bring this Boston Marathon bombing story to life.
The new film, starring Reese Witherspoon, is sweet but ultimately lacking in substance.
Soderbergh’s latest film is a gritty heist movie set on the NASCAR racetrack.
The third installment in Michael Winterbottom’s series finds two men taking on the Spanish countryside.
Fred Peabody’s new documentary shows us the importance of a free press.
This new documentary presents a history of the Israeli-Palestinia conflict.
This documentary explores not only the family business, but also the relationships that the public doesn’t usually get to see.
A Sermon in the Woods, Basically
Oh The Times They…Aren’t Changing
The second instalment of this series is just as action-packed as the last.
This star-studded emotional drama depicts the events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.
This documentary sheds light on the jihadist movement present in Pakistan and how young people are being affected.
Nadine Gomez’s short film highlights the architectural elements of the metro, presented in stark black and white.
Jocelyn Moorhouse’s new film depicts a love affair in an unlikely milieu – in an isolated Australian town.