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Day: 14 August 2014

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Film Review: ‘The Unbeatables’

★★☆☆☆ Premièred at last year’s San Sebastian Festival, The Unbeatables (2013) – previously entitled Metegol (Foosball) – is a curious breed of animated adventure fodder, and not merely because it’s Academy Award-winning director Juan José Campanella’s follow-up to the widely different The Secret in Their Eyes (2009). In his youth, skilled foosball player […]

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Film Review: ‘The Rover’

★★★☆☆ Australian director David Michôd turned heads back in 2010 with his superb debut feature Animal Kingdom, an intense, intertwining drama set within a Melbourne crime family. An ambitious and sophisticated work for such a relatively inexperienced filmmaker, Michôd clearly felt a palate cleanser was what was called for from his follow-up, The […]