Film reviews and more

Day: 21 May 2013


DVD Review: ‘Broadchurch’

★★★☆☆ The recycled storyline of outsiders invading close-knit communities, particular ones that are odd due to their remoteness, is espoused by Chris Chibnail for his eight-part ITV crime drama Broadchurch (out now on DVD). Set amongst the idyllic cliffs of the Jurassic Coast, the fundamental premise is that […]

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Cannes 2013: ‘Honey’ review

★★☆☆☆ Italian-Greek actress Valeria Golino – perhaps most familiar to international audiences as Tom Cruise’s girlfriend in Rain Man – makes her directorial debut at the London Film Festival with Honey (Miele, 2013). Irene (Jasmine Trinca) lives a double life. To her father and her boyfriend she ‘s […]