Film reviews and more

Day: 20 August 2012

DVD Review: ‘Even the Rain’

★★★★☆ Icíar Bollaín’s 2010 film-within-a-film Even the Rain is a political drama set during the Bolivian Water Wars of 2000. A labour of love, by screenwriter Paul Laverty’s own admission, having been ten years in the making, Laverty’s own script […]

DVD Review: ‘Marley’

★★★☆☆ More an exercise in reinforcing a legend rather than unearthing its roots, Kevin Macdonald’s reggae documentary Marley (2012) is an interesting, yet ultimately shallow and linear sweep through the life and work of Robert Nesta Marley. Nobody, but especially […]