Film reviews and more

Day: 15 April 2013

DVD Review: ‘Zaytoun’

★★★☆☆ Zaytoun (2012), the latest film from Lemon Tree (2008) director Eran Riklis, explores the theme of humanity in war-torn Beirut, circa 1982. Young Palestinian refugee Fahed (Abdallah El Akal) is left orphaned following the death of his father during […]

DVD Review: ‘I, Anna’

★★★☆☆ Some critics were left underwhelmed last year by Barnaby Southcombe’s debut feature I, Anna (2012), but this seductive modern British noir deserves to find an audience on DVD. Charlotte Rampling plays Anna, an enigmatic female who becomes embroiled in […]

DVD Review: ‘Seven Psychopaths’

★★★☆☆ Following the success of his BAFTA-winning debut film In Bruges (2008), director Martin McDonagh teams up once again with Colin Farrell for his second feature-length picture, Seven Psychopath’s (2012); a comedy-thriller that’s both bloody and farcical in equal measure. […]