Film Review: ‘Melancholia’

★★★★☆ It’s been over four months since Lar von Trier shocked the world’s press at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival by claiming he could “understand Hitler” and was himself  “a Nazi”, whilst discussing his new film Melancholia (2011). Whilst his choice of wording was obviously wildly insensitive, Von Trier’s outburst Continue Reading

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Film Review: ‘The Green Wave’

★★★★☆ Breaking away from the traditional mould normally associated with documentary filmmaking, director Ali Samadi Ahadi’s The Green Wave’s (2010) unconventional approach to the genre is more akin to fictitious storytelling, resulting in a powerfully engrossing and uniquely presented account of Iran’s Green Revolution.The Green Wave follows the protests which Continue Reading