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Day: 4 August 2015

#Patrick Gamble #Reviews

Film Review: ‘The Gift’

★★★★☆ Harking back to the taut psychological thrillers of the late 1980s, where multiplex screens were littered with films calibrated towards adult audiences, Australian actor/director Joel Edgerton’s feature debut, The Gift (2015) is a welcome slice of intelligent entertainment. Produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Company that, for better of worse, has reshaped the […]

#Ben Nicholson #Reviews

Film Review: ’52 Tuesdays’

★★★☆☆ The discovery of sexual identity propels Sophie Hyde’s 52 Tuesdays (2013). A woman struggles to impose masculinity on her body during a gender reassignment, while her adolescent daughter is overwhelmed by her own burgeoning womanhood. Formally striking, discussion will undoubtedly be dominated by the shooting schedule which – reminiscent of last year’s […]