CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 11 March 2013

DVD Review: ‘Sister’

★★★★☆ Ursula Meier’s sophomore feature, Sister (L’enfant d’en haut, 2011), is one of those all too infrequent examples of well-handled, powerful and emotionally-charged drama, with tremendous performances from the young Kacey Mottet Klein and Léa Seydoux. Opening in a ski […]

DVD Review: ‘This is Not a Film’

★★★★☆ In many ways, it’s a tragedy that Iranian censorship has fallen into common knowledge today. Installed by theocratic and ideological doctrine, the regimes of Iran’s leaders, particularly over the last five decades, have steadily victimised artists and commentators. Filmmaker […]