Film reviews and more

Day: 14 January 2013

DVD Review: ‘Tabu’

★★★★☆ The power of the lens to deconstruct colonial history is a primary concern in Miguel Gomes’ third feature, Tabu (2012). Partitioned by two distinctive halves, it’s a mesmeric example of how to unravel filmic modes without clogging up the […]

DVD Review: ‘Lawless’

★★☆☆☆ It would be fair to say that Australian director John Hillcoat’s previously released feature, The Road (2009), had minimal action. His dour adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic thriller played down the drama and focused heavily (arguably far too much) […]