Film reviews and more

Day: 24 October 2013

Film Review: ‘Project Wild Thing’

★★☆☆☆ Documentarian David Bond is the worried father of two young children. Like many kids raised in the city, his kids spend most of their day indoors and an inordinate amount of time in front of […]

Film Review: ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’

★★★★☆ Through the sultry twangs of a bluegrass slide-guitar, two lovers Elise (Veerle Baetens) and Didier (Johan Heldenbergh) strike up a relationship that will take them through passion, parenthood, grief and back again. Belgian director Felix […]

Film Review: ‘The Selfish Giant’

★★★★☆ British social realism gets a welcome shot in the arm this week with the release of Cannes Directors’ Fortnight hit (and LFF select) The Selfish Giant (2013), the new feature from The Arbor (2010) director […]

Film Review: ‘Muscle Shoals’

★★★☆☆ Whilst never quite reaching the compelling heights of recent rockumentary offerings Beware of Mr. Baker, Crossfire Hurricane or Searching for Sugar Man, Greg Camalier’s Sundance select Muscle Shoals (2013) succeeds in cogently relaying the star-studded […]

Film Review: ‘Ender’s Game’

★★★☆☆ If there’s one thing to be said of Harrison Ford, now one of the highest grossing Hollywood actors of all time, it’s that the man knows how to pick a project. Having starred in the […]