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Day: 5 December 2013

Film Review: ‘Rough Cut’

★★☆☆☆ The essence of certain films are captured perfectly in their name. Take Rough Cut (2013), a pseudo-documentary about the making of a fictional horror movie (Hiker Meat) which is disappointing mainly because it seems just that – an unfinished […]

Film Review: ‘Powder Room’

★★☆☆☆ In recent years we’ve seen British actress Sheridan Smith step away from the image she crafted for herself in the Beeb’s Two Pints of Larger and a Packet of Crisps, making headway with an impressive – not to mention […]

Film Review: ‘Nebraska’

★★★★☆ Back from his Hawaiian Island odyssey with George Clooney and The Descendants (2011), US filmmaker Alexander Payne (Election) returns to the American heartland for Nebraska (2013), a stripped-down family drama set within the sparsely populated state. Shot in colour […]

Film Review: ‘Klown’

★★★★☆ Based on the long-running Danish television series of the same name, Mikkel Nørgaard’s outrageously juvenile comedy of errors, Klown (Klovn, 2010), is nothing if not crude, vulgar and inappropriate; and it’s also the funniest film of this year. Having […]