Richard Mowe

Richard is an arts, film and features journalist, attends festivals around the world including Berlin, Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Deauville, Locarno, London, Venice and Taormina. His passion for cinema ran away with him when he helped to create two Film Festivals, now 20 years old, and devoted to French-Francophone cinema and Italian cinema at different locations around the UK in November and April respectively.

He is a director of boutique UK film distributors CinéFile and ran the Lumière cinema in Edinburgh over a number of years. He is a member of the National Union of Journalists, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, FIPRESCI the international federation of film critics, the Critics’ Circle, and the Guild of Regional Film Journalists.

We have 175 reviews by Richard Mowe in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
The Best Years Of A Life
A sequel, set decades later, to Un Homme Et Une Femme.
On A Magical Night
After 20 years of marriage, Maria decides to leave her husband. She moves into room 212 at the hotel across the street, with a bird’s-eye view of her apartment, her husband and the life she shared with him.
Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood
TV star Rick Dalton and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth make their way around an industry they hardly recognise any more.
Three generations grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in Sintra, Portugal, a historic town known for its dense gardens and fairy-tale villas and palaces.
Young Ahmed
A teenager becomes radicalised.
Port Authority
A love story about a Midwesterner and a trans woman, set in New York's Kiki ballroom scene.
A Hidden Life
The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.
Pain And Glory
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
The Climb
A look at the friendship between two guys that spans many years.


Zeffirelli obituary
15 Jun 2019
Cultural icon dies at 96
Sylvester Stallone in conversation on Rambo, Rocky and his career
25 May 2019
Rambo and Rocky star on stories, politics, physique and optimism
Brad Pitt, Leonardio DiCaprio, Quentin Tarantino and Margot Robbie in conversation on Once Upon A Time In Hollywood at the Cannes Film Festival 2019
22 May 2019
Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie rally around Tarantino
Claude Lelouch, Anouk Aimée and Monica Bellucci talk The Best Years Of A Life in Cannes
20 May 2019
Love story continues 53 years on
Alain Delon in Cannes to receive honorary Palme d'Or
19 May 2019
Honorary Cannes Palme for an 'accidental' icon

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News Stories

Julianne Moore to receive Karlovy Vary Crystal Globe
11 Jun 2019
Red carpet welcome for Affleck, Clarkson and Crudup
Ten world premières in prospect for Karlovy Vary
28 May 2019
Programme plans unveiled for Competition and East Meets West
Parasite takes Cannes Palme d’Or
25 May 2019
Dardennes, Banderas and Sciamma among other winners
Brazil takes top honour
24 May 2019
Cannes Un Certain Regard sidebar reveals winners
Tarantino pooch takes Palm Dog award
24 May 2019
Tails wagging for Brandy - “a great actress.”

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First images of The House That Jack Built
27 Apr 2018
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