Amber Wilkinson

Being editorial director of Eye For Film means that Amber gets to go globetrotting to festivals quite often. While that may periodically limit her access to popcorn movies, it's probably better for her waistline that way, and she gets to watch a vast amount of world and independent cinema that everyone else would love, too, if only they gave it a go. She secretly likes to watch The Man With Two Brains and Blazing Saddles late at night to unwind.

Amber is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and FIPRESCI, the international federation of film critics and recently served as president of the FIPRESCI jury at San Sebastian Film Festival. She has also served on juries in Seattle and Gijon and tutored young critics in workshops at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Miskolc Cinefest.

She thinks that distributors are bonkers not to be releasing the following in the UK: Neon Bull, Paths Of The Soul and The Trip We Took With Dad. You can also find her rambling (twambling?) over on Twitter (@NinjaWorrier). Email her (while taking her hat off) amber(chapeau)

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Latest Film Reviews

Dark Skull
A young man finds himself no other option but to replace his dead father down the mine.
It's Not The Time Of My Life
Family tensions rise after an unexpected visit.
That Trip We Took With Dad
A Romanian-German family make a journey from Arad in Romania to the German Democratic Republic.
Complete Unknown
An enigmatic woman walks back into the life of a man she knew before.
The Coming War On China
John Pilger's 60th film for ITV suggests we are on the brink of conflict in the Pacific.
Life, Animated
The story of an autistic man who was able to reconnect with his family via Disney films.
Family Film
A family starts to disintegrate after the mother and father leave the children home alone.
A going-nowhere party girl discovers a mysterious connection between herself and a giant monster wreaking havoc on the other side of the globe.
Long Way North
A young Russian aristocrat embarks on an adventure to find her lost grandad.
Always Together
A family struggle with their patriarch's idea of an alternative lifestyle.


Emma Luchini talks about My Men
11 Nov 2016
Director Emma Luchini attends Q&A
Made In Prague highlights
05 Nov 2016
Five to watch from the programme.
Jane Gull interview about My Feral Heart
04 Nov 2016
Jane Gull talks about casting and shooting My Feral Heart.
Oliver Stone, Shailene Woodley and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in conversation about Snowden
24 Sep 2016
Snowden director and stars talk about whistleblowing, terrorism and biopic.
Sigourney Weaver on A Monster Calls, Alien sequel, US election and women in film
21 Sep 2016
Sigourney Weaver on rise of strong female roles, support for Clinton and A Monster Calls.

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Brave Edinburgh launch
02 Jun 2012
EIFF opening night 2012
21 Jun 2012
Photos from French Film Festival UK launch of Mobile Home and Asterix and Obelix
12 Nov 2012
Films seen at Sundance 2013
20 Jan 2013
Sylvain Chomet attends Attila Marcel French Film Festival Gala Night
09 Nov 2013
British Independent Film Awards 2014 in pictures
08 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: US Documentary Competition in pictures
15 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: US Dramatic Competition in pictures
15 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: World Cinema Dramatic Competition in pictures
15 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: World Cinema Documentary Competition in pictures
15 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: NEXT <=> in pictures
16 Dec 2014
Sundance 2015: Premieres in pictures
18 Dec 2014
The Mafia Only Kills In Summer director Pif attends Italian Film Festival opening gala
07 Mar 2015
Matteo Oleotto presents Zoran, My Nephew The Idiot
08 Mar 2015
Cannes Un Certain Regard 2015 gallery
05 May 2015
Cannes Directors' Fortnight Gallery 2015
08 May 2015
Cannes 2015 Competition Gallery
12 May 2015
Sundance 2016: US Dramatic Competition in pictures
04 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: US Documentary Competition in pictures
06 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: World Cinema Dramatic Competition in pictures
06 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: World Cinema Documentary Competition in pictures
07 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: NEXT in pictures
08 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: Midnight in pictures
09 Dec 2015
Sundance 2016: Premieres and Documentary Premieres in pictures
11 Dec 2015
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