DVD Review: ‘What Maisie Knew’

★★★☆☆ An adaptation of Henry James’ bestselling 1897 novel – uprooted to modern New York – Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s What Maisie Knew (2012) is a poignant tale of the gruelling pangs of divorce and how the separation of two mismatched, deeply insensitive individuals has both a positive and Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Upstream Colour’

★★★★★ Shane Carruth’s second feature, Upstream Colour (2013), following an almost decade-long gap since his debut, the enigmatic time-travel film Primer (2004), is a film that is difficult to adequately describe in the language normally used in film reviews. It defies genre conventions, features no recognisable stars, and has no Continue Reading