Film Review: ‘Bernie’

★★★☆☆ Having languished on the festival circuit for the past few years – including a showing at the London Film Festival back in 2011 – Richard Linklater’s Bernie (2011) finally makes its way into UK cinemas this week, reuniting the School of Rock director with ‘hot-cold’ Hollywood star Jack Black. Continue Reading

Film Review: ‘Rebellion’

★★★★☆ Following on from this year’s Academy Awards comes Mathieu Kassovitz’s Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale, 2011), a film certainly reminiscent of nominees Zero Dark Thirty and Argo, complete with themes of terrorism and and shot in a pensive, Bigelow-like way. Kassovitz takes on the lead role of Philippe Legorjus, Continue Reading