Tag: cinema

Review: Rosewater

Jon Stewart, soon-to-be-ex-host of The Daily Show, makes his impressive feature début as script adaptor, co-producer and director with this powerful drama drawn…

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Review: Selma

Thankfully a film of the grace, humanity and understated gravitas deserving of Martin Luther King is here by the name of Selma.…

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Review: Wild

Reese Witherspoon stars in, helped produce and pretty much pushed into being this filming of Cheryl Strayed’s second book, the autobiographical Wild: From Lost …

Review: The Dark Horse

James Napier Robertson’s factual-based drama looks like it might slip into the clichés of the ‘inspiring teacher’ sub-genre (think Stand and Deliver, Dangerous …

Review: Force Majeure

Swedish writer/director Ruben Östlund’s subtle but intensely powerful drama sometimes feels like a Nordic Noir or even, at times, some kind of existentialist ho…

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Review: Whiplash

Awash with buckets of blood, sweat and tears, Whiplash is a visceral vision of the quest for artistic perfection.…

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Review: Pride

Drawn from sadly forgotten fact by scripter Stephen Beresford and director Matthew Warchus, Pride has its audience-pleasing contrivances and the vaguest hint of…

Review: Advanced Style

In an era where anti-ageing propaganda infiltrates every screen, page and airwave, Advanced Style is a rapturous testament to growing old (but not up).…

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