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Day: 19 January 2012

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Film Review: ‘W.E.’

★☆☆☆☆ Madonna’s second directorial feature (following 2008’s Filth and Wisdom), W.E. (2011) – starring Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough and James D’Arcy – parallels the infamous royal scandal of Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII’s controversial love affair with the story of a modern day namesake who is similarly experiencing […]

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Film Review: ‘The Nine Muses’

★★★★☆ A highly cerebral and often entrancing experience, John Akomfrah’s 2010 film The Nine Muses is a truly refreshing meditation on the search for identity in a complex, globalised society. Composed of archive footage intertwined with original material shot in the chilliest parts of Alaska, the film takes […]