RAW is much more than a marketing campaign for gore and horror, it's a fiercely original and well-directed coming-of-age piece, with some subtle nods to feminism... and some not so subtle nods to cannibalism.
The Zookeeper's Wife, another addition to the holocaust genre that had potential to be fiercely original and thought-provoking, but just ends up being another Anthropoid.
Now in its second year, Weird Europe in Bio OKO is dedicated to the twisted and deranged films at the centre of Europe's artistic heart. Presented by Aleš Stuchlý & Vít Schmarc, the festival boasts fresh titles that'll strike a chord deep within your tortured soul, as well as accompanying introductions and talks.
Not to be confused with the Stephen King book, Christine is an unconventional biopic about one Florida news reporter and her struggle adapting to the rise of sensationalist media. A harrowing yet fascinating film, and a career best performance from Rebecca Hall.
Werner Herzog's latest film is a bigger disaster than the impending ecological doom at the heart of its narrative. A waste of resources, and an immense waste of talented actors. What on earth happened here?
A wonderful feel good romp, bursting at the seams with nostalgia and classic 80s tunes. It's Once but with lovable teenage misfits.
One of the stand-outs at Prague Febio Fest so far, A Monster Calls is a carefully constructed masterpiece that dwells on life and death, and everything in between. A superb exercise in psychology and grief through the eyes of a child.