Film Review: ‘War Horse’

★★★★☆ Love him or hate him, legendary American filmmaker Steven Spielberg certainly knows how to make a blockbuster, and that is exactly what you’ll get with his latest endeavour War Horse (2011), complete with an impressive British cast including Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch. Continue Reading

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Film Review: ‘Shame’

★★★★☆ Director Steve McQueen re-unites with Hunger (2008) star Michael Fassbender in Shame (2011), another visually sumptuous exploration of the human struggle between mind and body. Whereas Hunger focused on men’s ability to suppress his natural bodily drives, McQueen’s latest offering finds itself enslaved by natural impulses, painting a fascinating Continue Reading