Review: Earwig

Director: Lucile Hadžihalilović Stars: Paul Hilton, Romane Hemelaers, Romola Garai Mid 20th century (approximately 1960), somewhere in Europe. Behind the shuttered windows and locked doors of a bleak apartment building, a young girl, Mia (Romane Hemelaers), is sequestered with her guardian/dentist Albert Scellinc (Paul Hilton). Few words pass between them. Albert collects saliva from Mia via …

Review: Amulet

Director: Romola Garai Stars: Carla Juri, Alec Secareanu, Imelda Staunton Such is the nature of indie film distribution - in combination with the ongoing pandemic - that Romola Garai's 2020 effort Amulet is only now reaching UK cinemas in a conspicuously modest run. Ah well. A little exposure is better than none. Tomaz (Alec Secareanu) is …