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 on the FIPRESCI jury at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

She thinks that distributors are bonkers not to be releasing the following in the UK: Mother, I Love You, War Witch and Silver Tongues. You can also find her rambling (twambling?) over on Twitter (@NinjaWorrier).

We have 1219 reviews by Amber Wilkinson in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Not All Is Vigil
Docufiction study of an elderly married couple.
The New Girlfriend
When a woman falls seriously ill her friend gets more than she bargained for after pledging to look after her baby and husband.
The Equalizer
A former commando comes out of retirement to rescue a young girl.
Attila Marcel
A man rendered mute by childhood trauma finds a road into his memories with the help of a neighbour.
Seven Samurai
A village enlists a group of samurai to defend them from bandits.
If I Stay
A teenager faces the choice between life and death.
The Dog
Portrait of the motor-mouthed, completely uncorked John Wojtowicz, whose 1972 botched robbery of a Brooklyn bank was dramatized in Dog Day Afternoon.
Jour De Fête
Tati's debut about a postman who sees a newsreel about the US mail system and decides to upgrade his deliveries, with comic consequences.
The Strange Little Cat
An intimate look at a family preparing to eat dinner togather in a Berlin apartment.
Sorrow And Joy
Filmmaker Johannes and his wife, schoolteacher Signe, try to come to terms with unspeakable grief.

Features

Sylvain Chomet interview about making Attila Marcel
11 Sep 2014
Sylvain Chomet talks about his live-action feature Attila Marcel.
London Film Festival announces full line-up
04 Sep 2014
We take a look at some of the highlights coming to the capital this October.
Charlie Siskel interview about Finding Vivian Maier
17 Jul 2014
Charlie Siskel on making Finding Vivian Maier.
Interview with Lou Howe about Gabriel
20 May 2014
Director Lou Howe on the development of his first feature film.
Director Andrew T Betzer interview about Young Bodies Heal Quickly
10 May 2014
Andrew T Betzer talks about youth aggression and communication in his debut Young Bodies Heal Quickly

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News Stories

Denzel receives Donostia
20 Sep 2014
Washington on the red carpet at San Sebastián
Chris Fujiwara quits Edinburgh International Film Festival
16 Sep 2014
Artistic director steps down to pursue other activities.
Imitation Game takes top prize at Toronto
14 Sep 2014
Beats Of The Anatoy named best documentary.
Pigeon takes lion in Venice
06 Sep 2014
Roy Andersson's A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting On Existence wins top prize
Benicio Del Toro to receive Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award
02 Sep 2014
Star's Escobar: Paradise Lost will also close Pearls section at San Sebastian Film Festival.

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Galleries

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
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