Film reviews and more

Day: 18 August 2011


Film Review: ‘Villain’

★★★★★ Sang-il Lee’s Villain (Akunin, 2010) is one of those rare and touching masterpieces of cinema. From beginning to end, this film radiates incredible sadness, creates a whole new world of inexplicable sympathy and compassion, while the villain the title suggests, shifts from one […]

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Film Review: ‘The Guard’

★★★★☆ The Guard (2011), directed by John Michael McDonagh (brother of In Bruges [2008] director Martin McDonagh), is an outrageously hilarious and inappropriate comedy that allows the ever under-rated Brendan Gleeson to shine opposite a wonderfully deadpan Don Cheadle, with a supporting cast of […]