Rory O'Connor

[Venice Review] In Jackson Heights

How amazing it is that a human being one century from now can fire up their wind-powered neuro-image-emitter, put on Frederick Wiseman’s In Jackson Heights, and...

[Venice Review] Spotlight

The latest film from Thomas McCarthy, the actor-turned-director behind The Station Agent and Win Win, focuses on the Pulitzer-winning Spotlight team from the Bo...

[Venice Review] Beasts of No Nation

If there were any question marks still floating over Cary Fukunaga’s credentials, his latest film, Beasts of No Nation, should flick them aside with ease. Based...

[Venice Review] Everest

Curtain raisers seldom come more bombastic than the last two films to open the Venice Film Festival, Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity in 2013, and Alejandro González Iñ...

[Cannes Review] Amy

Asif Kapadia came onto most cinematic radars in 2010 with his BAFTA award winning Senna, a terrific documentary on the life and tragic death of Formula 1 race c...

[Cannes Review] Inside Out

Ever since Disney and Pixar announced that they'd begun working on Inside Out, it was clear that the concept had a wealth of of potential. This, despite the stu...