CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 12 February 2013

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DVD Review: ‘Midnight Son’

★★★☆☆ Created just as the vogue for the trials and tribulations of vampirism exploded onto both cinema and television screens in the tail end of the last decade, Scott Leberecht’s debut feature Midnight Son (2011) is a twisting and non-glamorous study […]

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DVD Review: ‘Sparkle’

★★★☆☆ Sparkle (2012) is a remake of the 1976 film of the same name. Dreamgirls (2006) launched the movie career of American Idol alumnus Jennifer Hudson, and this similar effort attempts to replicate the success for Idol winner Jordin Sparks. […]

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DVD Review: ‘Angel and Tony’

★★☆☆☆ The feature filmmaking debut of photojournalist Alix Delaporte, Angel and Tony (2010) is a light and amiable affair whose arresting charms temporarily mask what is effectively a minuscule riff on the type of European film that strolls through festivals […]