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Day: 3 April 2013

Film Review: ‘The Expatriate’

★★★☆☆ This week, Aaron Eckhart throws his hat into the cerebral action hero ring for Philipp Stölzl’s The Expatriate (Erased, 2012), an American espionage thriller which has more than a whiff of déjà vu about it. […]

Film Review: ‘All Things to All Men’

★★☆☆☆ Hot on the heels of Eran Creevy’s slick London cat-and-mouse chase Welcome to the Punch (2013) comes George Isaac’s All Things to All Men (2013), a British crime flick with as much ambition as its […]

Film Review: ‘A Late Quartet’

★★☆☆☆ Classical music has always been an opulent breeding ground for cinematic stimulation; from Miloš Forman’s Amadeus (1984) to Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher (2001), the emotionally expressive prowess of the medium has been a rich […]

Film Review: ‘Spring Breakers’

★★★★☆ A fluorescent, hypnotic orgy of guns, girls, drugs and electro, American indie cinema’s enfant terrible Harmony Korine eschews the low budget trappings of his previous feature, 2009’s bizarre Trash Humpers (which voyeuristically followed a group […]