Film reviews and more

Day: 24 September 2015

Film Review: ‘The Reflektor Tapes’

★★☆☆☆ “Insofar as I have any ambition for our music, it would be that it survives anonymously,” a band member with scant irony states at the beginning of Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes (2015), begging the question: why not just […]

Film Review: ‘Orion’

★★★★☆ No number of truisms about the strange relationship between truth and fiction can quite sum up the uncanny reality and fateful tragedy of Orion: The Man Who Would Be King (2015). Jeanie Finlay’s best-known film to date, The Great […]

Film Review: ‘Narcopolis’

★★☆☆☆ A future where all drugs are legal and dispensed in candy coloured confections. Sounds fantastic, right? Apparently not. Funded by Kickstarter, Justin Trefgarne’s debut feature Narcopolis (2014) posits such a future as a dour urban nightmare in which everyone […]