Film reviews and more

Day: 5 June 2014

Film Review: ‘When I Saw You’

★★☆☆☆ Good intentions are the preserve of the deserved, which is a paradox that Berlin Film Festival prize-winner When I Saw You (2012) never completely overcomes. Following on from her acclaimed 2008 debut film Salt of […]

Film Review: ‘The Sacrament’

★★★★☆ Director Ti West has commanded a small but loyal cult after his previous films The House of the Devil (2009) and The Innkeepers (2011) helped mark him as a leading figure of modern horror cinema. […]

Film Review: ‘Pluto’

★★★☆☆ The quote proudly displayed in the foyer of the Se Young High School that plays host to Shin Su-won’s Pluto (2012) is a far cry from the scholarly benchmark that welcomed guests to Plato’s Academy. […]

Film Review: ‘Grace of Monaco’

★☆☆☆☆ The much-maligned opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival was the geographically apposite Grace of Monaco (2014), starring Nicole Kidman as the Philadelphia-born Hollywood actress who married a prince. The film begins with a […]