★★★★★ – Telegraph | ★★★★★ – Guardian | ★★★★ – Empire
“★★★★★ – one of the best UK films in years” – Evening Standard
Joanna Hogg’s tale of a young film student caught in a toxic relationship is an “exquisite gem of a film” (Empire).
★★★★★ – Empire | ★★★★★ – Mark Kermode, Guardian
“What is cinema for? To delight? To tell stories? To illuminate the rifts in this fractured world? By any of these measures, Bait is a triumph.” – Sophie Monks Kaufman, Empire.
Phoenix staff pick some of their favourite ever short films ahead of the return of The Short Cinema, Leicester's international short film festival, which runs from Tuesday 20th until Saturday 25th August.