Tag Archives: film review
Such strict censorship laws from the authoritarian Islamic Republic mean that Iranian cinema is a highly contentious subject within the cinema industry. Director Jafar Panahi’s Circumstance attempts to grapple with that…
Even with the involvement of American provocateur Vincent Gallo, visual artist David Manuli’s take on the fabled German tale is obscure, brash and, above all else, boring.
It all starts with a close up of a pussy, labia and all. Nicolas Provost’s notorious opening for The Invader suggests that the next ninety minutes of film will be daring, defiant, and a trifle pretentious. Strap in.
Beauty is the uncomfortable story of obsession and repression with a wider narrative dealing with the way the older conservative generation fail to gel with post-apartheid contemporary South Africa
Alabama’s Thomas Arthur is due to be the twelfth person to be executed in the US this year, tomorrow. Werner Herzog’s Death Row documentary Into the Abyss—a haunting attempt to navigate the moral and ethical labyrinth of capital punishment…
Director Bavo Defurne’s feature debut is a queer coming-of-age tale that’s light as meringue and rendered with conspicuous, melt-on-the-screen prettiness, and it’s all the more charming for it.
Marco Berger’s Absent is a strange beast. Sixteen-year old student Martin harbours a forbidden desire for his adult gym teacher, Sebastian.
Down Terrace is about the only gory film that Katie has managed to watch at home alone (L-O-S-E-R) and she reviewed it for us so that you can go and get it on DVD too.