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Film Review: ‘Elite Squad: The Enemy Within’

★★★★☆ Brazilian director Jose Padilha returns with Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010) – aka Elite Squad 2 – the sequel to his critically acclaimed Elite Squad (2007) which since its release has been bestowed with […]

Film Review: ‘The Salt of Life’

★★★☆☆  Mid-August Lunch (Pranzo di ferragosto) caused a quiet stir in 2008 when its writer-director-star Gianni Di Gregorio won the BFI London Film Festival’s Best First Film award at the sprightly age of 59. Funny and […]

Film Review: ‘Project Nim’

★★☆☆☆  Imagine you had a brilliant story that you just had to tell. Then you thought about the best way you could make that story cinematic. Then, perhaps in a moment of madness, you decided not […]