Neil Young

Film Critic, UK

Neil YoungNeil Young is a film-critic and curator/programmer based mainly in Sunderland (UK) and Vienna. His reviews and festival reports appear regularly in The Hollywood Reporter, Sight & Sound, Tribune (London), MUBI Notebook and other international outlets. Formerly director of the Bradford International Film Festival (2011-15), he works as a consultant advising several European film-festivals including the Viennale.

Shattering Galatea

in 13rd T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival

The archival programming at Wroclaw's T-Mobile New H... read more

Ben Rivers and the Abolition of Time

in 64th Locarno International Film Festival

At the time of writing (August 27th, 2011) the 68th ... read more

"Go in Peace Jamil": With Peace, and with a Sword By Neil Young

in 31st Goteborg International Film Festival

A startlingly bold and invigoratingly different kind... read more

"Los Angeles — A City in Film": Thom's Place By Neil Young

in 46th Viennale

Turn me out and I'll wander, baby
Stumbling in ... read more

In The Name of the Father By Neil Young

in 35th Rotterdam International Film Festival

The outstanding debut feature from Barcelona-born 29... read more

Babak Payami's Silence Between Two Thoughts: A Miracle in Tromso

in 14th Tromsø International Film Festival

Babak Payami's third feature, Silence Between Two Th... read more

Gluxogo Groxota or, the Potential Influence of Three "Forgotten Masterpieces" Shown at the 5th Odessa Film Festival

in 5th Odessa International Film Festival

What remarkable days to be Ukrainian! After long cen... read more

Tricolore To Technicolor: Marc Allégret's Blanche Fury (1948)

in 65th Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival

A Matter of Life and Death

in 12nd Jameson Cinefest – Miskolc International Film Festival

I was one of the lucky ones: in the hot September of... read more

Ant Music

in 74th Venice International Film Festival

Destroy what humans have made, like a bulldozer?
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