The Movie Waffler The Movie Waffler: By Musanna Ahmed


BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - THE SALT IN OUR WATERS

the salt in our waters review
A young artist relocates to coastal Bangladesh to practice his art, but in doing so up-turns the local community's age-old customs and taboos.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - AMMONITE

ammonite review
Mary, a paleontologist, works alone selling common fossils to tourists. A chance job offer changes Mary's life when a visitor hires her to care for his wife.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

one night in miami review
Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown gather to discuss their roles in the cultural movement of 1960s America.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - WOLFWALKERS

wolfwalkers review
A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she meets a free-spirited girl from a tribe rumoured to transform into wolves by night.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - 180° RULE

180° Rule review
When her husband suddenly forbids her from attending a wedding, an Iranian teacher makes a choice that will place her on a painful path to atonement.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - MOGUL MOWGLI

mogul mowgli review
On the cusp of his first world tour, a British-Pakistani rapper is struck down by an illness.

New to Netflix - THE LAST TREE

the last tree review
After growing up in quiet, rural Lincolnshire, teenager Femi struggles with unfamiliar surroundings and cultural differences when he moves in with his mother in London.

New Release Review [Cinema] - SCHEMERS

schemers review
In 1980s Dundee, a young gig promoter gets in over his head when he tries to stage concerts by borrowing money from a gangster.

New to Netflix - JUDY & PUNCH

judy & punch review
In the anarchic town of Seaside (nowhere near the sea), tragedy strikes puppeteers Judy and Punch when they attempt to resurrect their marionette show.

New Release Review [Digital/DVD] - BLACKBIRD

blackbird review
A terminally ill mother arranges to bring her family together one last time before she dies.

First Look Review - THE AUGUST VIRGIN

the august virgin review
In an emptied summer Madrid, a thirtysomething woman has a series of encounters with friends and strangers.

First Look Review - SONG WITHOUT A NAME

song without a name review
A mother looks for her kidnapped child in 1980s Peru with the help of a lonely journalist.

New Release Review [Shudder] - LA LLORONA

la llorona review
A retired Guatemalan general found guilty of genocide is haunted by the spirit of the Weeping Woman.

New to Netflix - THE NIGHTINGALE

the nightingale review
In 1820s Tasmania, a young Irish convict enlists the help of an Aboriginal tracker to seek revenge on the British officers who took everything away from her.

First Look Review - DAYS OF THE WHALE

days of the whale review
Two young graffiti artists defy a criminal gang when they decide to paint over a threat written on a wall.

First Look Review - WIDOW OF SILENCE

widow of silence review
In Kashmir, a Muslim widow gets involved in a conflict when she tries to get her husband's death certificate.


woman at war review
A woman declares war on the local aluminum industry to protect the highlands of Iceland, but her situation could change when a long-forgotten application for adoption is approved.