Film reviews and more

Day: 21 February 2012

Berlin 2012: ‘About Cherry’ review

★★★☆☆ American activist and author Stephen Elliott puts down his pen to make his directorial debut with US drama About Cherry (2012), starring James Franco, Ashley Hinshaw, Dev Patel and Heather Graham. The story reveals an […]

Berlin 2012: ‘The End of Puberty’ review

★★☆☆☆ An unique twist on the body-swap sub genre, Kimura Shoko’s debut film The End of Puberty (Koi ni itaru yamai, 2011) is a kooky comedy about a young girl and her biology teacher, who inexplicably […]

Berlin 2012: ‘Marley’ review

★★★☆☆ Having proven an insurmountable task for masters of the medium in the past (perhaps notably Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker), Life in a Day (2011) director Kevin Macdonald brings the life of the late reggae […]

DVD Review: ‘The Well Digger’s Daughter’

★★★☆☆ French actor/director Daniel Auteuil’s The Well Digger’s Daughter (2011) stands as one of the most surprisingly beautiful films of recent times – with each frame resembling an Impressionist painting – and as a consequence is […]