Film reviews and more

Day: 6 September 2015

Venice 2015: ‘A War’ review

★★★★☆ The indefinite article is an important element to consider in the cinema of Danish writer and director Tobias Lindholm. Three years ago he was in Venice with A Hijacking (2012), the film Captain Phillips might […]

Venice 2015 ‘The Clan’ review

★★★☆☆ When General Leopoldo Galtieri launched Operation Rosario its failure, including defeat and humiliation in the Falklands (or Malvinas) in 1982, would lead to the end of his dictatorship and the tentative return of democracy to […]

Venice 2015 ‘A Bigger Splash’ review

★★★★☆ I Am Love (2010) director Luca Guadagnino returns to the Venice Lido with A Bigger Splash (2015), his starry remake of the classic Jacques Deray film La Piscine (1969). Regular collaborator Tilda Swinton plays Marianna […]