Film reviews and more

Day: 4 November 2011


Film Review: ‘In Time’

★★★☆☆ Will Salas (Justin Timberlake) lives life by the day – literally. In a society where everyone stops ageing at 25, adults are given one year before their time is up. And it pays to keep count: a cup of coffee costs four minutes and a bus ride […]


Film Review: ‘Junkhearts’

★★★☆☆ Director Tinge Krishnan’s debut feature Junkhearts (2011) opens with a blurry close up shot of a man in distress, who comes into focus in an almost excruciatingly painful long take. It is a startlingly intrusive introduction to protagonist Frank (Eddie Marsan), and his panicked breathing and tearful […]


Film Review: ‘Weekend’

★★★★☆ Andrew Haigh’s sensitive romance Weekend (2011) – which premiered in the UK last month at the BFI London Film Festival – sees two men meet in a nightclub and form a burgeoning bond that becomes intensely intimate over a period of 48 hours.Russell (Tom Cullen) is a […]