Film reviews and more

Day: 2 December 2015

Film Review: ‘The Lesson’

★★★★☆ The most gifted actors are able to convey all emotion and inner anguish with their eyes alone. It’s through the window to the soul of The Lesson’s (2014) protagonist, Nade, that the directorial pairing of Kristina Grozeva and Petar […]

Film Review: ‘The Honourable Rebel’

★★☆☆☆ Adapted from the book of the same name, Mike Fraser’s The Honourable Rebel (2015) draws on enough material to make it worthy of a 95 minute biopic. The eventful life and times of the right honourable Elizabeth Montagu – […]

Film Review: ‘Future Shock!’

★★★☆☆ A celebratory ode for fans and a user-friendly crash course for the uninitiated, Paul Goodwin’s Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD (2014) is an insightful excavation of the cult comic label’s history. Kicking off with Judge Dredd in 1977 […]

Film Review: ‘Chemsex’

★★★★☆ In many ways, drugs can benefit lives – even save them – but they also have a dark side, which is the focus of Chemsex (2015). This hard-hitting documentary explores a hidden underworld of the homosexual community, whereby men […]