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Day: 7 December 2015

DVD Review: ‘The Gift’

★★★★☆ Directed by and starring Joel Edgerton, The Gift’s (2015) set-up is simple but effective: Simon (Jason Bateman) and wife Robyn (Rebecca Hall) bump into old school friend Gordon (Edgerton), exchange numbers and are soon sharing dinner and stilted conversation. Before long, Gordon is turning […]

DVD Review: ‘Czech New Wave: Vol. II’

★★★★☆ Given the very nature of the Czechoslovak New Wave, it may seem obvious to note that certain films focused on the individual’s relationship with the state. In the case of the second volume of Second Run’s collected works from the movement, however, it is […]