KVIFF 2018: Crystal Swan review – ‘Pelíšky’ with a dash of ‘Trainspotting’

Belarus' Oscar submission Crystal Swan is a charming film that captures the irony and frustration of post-communist youth. Both empowering and amusing, this is something you should definitely see at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival this week.

Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2018: line-up and programme now online

This 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival programme is now up, and it's epic! Among the festival's distinctive mix of groundbreaking cinema from all over the world, this year's programme will see a total of ten world and two international premieres in its main competition section, a multitude of fresh documentaries, debut films from Europe's hottest new directors, and screenings of timeless classics from Barry Levinson, Milos Forman, Richard Linklater and more.

Ghost Stories review – ridiculously fun and frightening

Ghost Stories is loads of fun. It's a horror film that pays tribute to old classics, but still keeps you guessing with its sometimes wild twists and turns. The scares are also well-timed, and just so entertaining - it's like a dodgy old ghost train, and I mean that in the best possible way.