In Review

In Review: Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

by Anthony Davis 2 April 2012

You may have seen this film at the London Film Festival and really liked it, as i did. You may also feel, as I do, that the title could have been something that did not reference those Sergio Leone films.

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In Review: Mirror Mirror

by Matthew Hammond 1 April 2012

There is an exchange of dialogue early in Mirror Mirror, between the Queen and her desperate servant, which perfectly captures the style, tone and direction of this film whilst also encapsulating director Tarsem Singh’s distinct cinematic identity. Upon witnessing the bizarre lengths to which the queen will go to look beautiful, the servant asks, “Isn’t [...]

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In Review: April Fool’s Day

by Helen Cox 1 April 2012

Following the success of Valentine’s Day (2010) and New Year’s Eve (2011) director Garry Marshall presents his latest multi-narrative  picture: April Fool’s Day. As with its two predecessors April Fool’s Day follows the stories of several characters, in contrast to New Year’s Eve, however, the protagonists in question are simply trying to make it through [...]

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Human Rights Film Festival: Saving Face

by Patrick Gamble 31 March 2012

Receiving its UK premiere at this year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Sharmeen Obaid-Chonoy and Daniel Junge’s documentary Saving Face has attracted worldwide attention after winning the Oscar for Best Documentary (Short Subject) at this year’s Academy Awards. Lifting the veil on the relatively undocumented plight of hundreds of Pakistani women who have been deliberately [...]

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In Review: Into the Abyss – A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life

by Adam Vaughan 31 March 2012

Idiosyncratic director Werner Herzog is the first to admit that the title of his new documentary, Into the Abyss, could apply to any number of his films.

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In Review: Game of Death on DVD

by Ben Sheppard 30 March 2012

Bruce Lee fans will be very excited to hear that some of the Jeet Kune Do founder’s finest work can be found during the run time of Game of Death. Unfortunately, this constitutes roughly fifteen minutes of the film and the remaining footage is, to put it politely, awful.  In fact, describing this as a [...]

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In Review: Wrath of the Titans

by Maryann O'Connor 30 March 2012

You may be very wary of seeing ‘Wrath’ considering the destruction of morale that Clash of the Titans left in its wake. Well, you can leave your apprehension to one side

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In Review: In Darkness

by Adam Vaughan 30 March 2012

In Darkness is the aptly titled new film by Agnieszka Holland. As well as having a prolific directorial career in native Poland, to English-speaking audiences, she is perhaps best known for her work on The Wire and the 1993 adaptation of The Secret Garden . With her new film, however, she returns to her country’s [...]

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In Review: StreetDance 2 3D

by Maryann O'Connor 29 March 2012

Who doesn’t love a good dance film? No, before you draw your own conclusions, that was not an early jab at the quality of the film. The UK-produced StreetDance 3D arrived at the box office in 2010, featuring the crème de la crème of the British streetdance world (and George Sampson) battling to overcome the [...]

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In Review: A Royal Affair

by Jonathan Hatfull 29 March 2012

When you go to see a period costume drama there’s always the sense, especially when it deals with monarchy or nobility, that you know exactly what you’re going to get. A Royal Affair certainly has several of the genre hallmarks, but it also has an interesting story to accompany the frills

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Human Rights Film Festival: Pink Ribbons, Inc

by Patrick Gamble 28 March 2012

Part of this year’s 16th incarnation of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival,  Léa Pool’s impassioned documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc looks to expose the corporate interests behind the iconic pink ribbon of Cancer Awareness month.

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