Film reviews and more

Day: 23 May 2016

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#Matthew Anderson

DVD Review: The Big Short

★★★☆☆ The closing credit sequence of Adam McKay’s The Other Guys inexplicably plays out with infographics on ponzi schemes, the immorality of big bank CEOs and just what a naughty boy Bernie Madoff was. In spite of unquestionable comedic wit […]

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#Ben Nicholson

DVD Review: The Assassin

★★★★★ Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s The Assassin is not quite like other wuxia movies. It shares a reverie in the natural world with King Hu’s A Touch of Zen and the turmoil between love and duty of Ang Lee’s genre-rejuvenating Crouching Tiger, […]