Blue Ruin

BIFF Diary - Day 3

It’s only my second full day of films and I’m already starting to feel burnt out. Film festivals are a test of stamina more than endurance; it’s less whether you can make it through and more whether you can still form a cogent sentence halfway through.

BIFF Diary - Days 1 & 2

But what we care about here is this: are the films any good? This diary will contain reviews of each day’s films as I see them, including more in-depth analysis for anything particularly memorable, whether good or bad. Let’s begin with a film I saw on Monday as a curtain raiser for the festival.