Film reviews and more

Day: 21 June 2012


Film Review: ‘Victim’

★★☆☆☆ It wouldn’t be wise to expect too much from Alex Pillai’s crime thriller Victim (2011), given the producer credit of one Danny Donnelly, who earlier this year subjected us to Adam Deacon’s unbearable star vehicle Payback Season (2012). While there are a few meritorious aspects here, it […]

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EIFF 2012: ‘Tabu’ review

★★★★★ Portuguese director Miguel Gomes’ third feature Tabu (2012) is an impassioned love story which draws its influences from the early romantic era of 1930s Hollywood filmmaking. Already heralded by critics as one of the stand-out films at the 2012 Berlinale, Tabu is by far one of the […]