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Day: 1 August 2016

DVD Review: Mirror

★★★★☆ Much has been said and written about Andrei Tarkovsky’s highly autobiographical Mirror since it was first released over forty years ago. Yet its imagery and mysticism have by no means lost their power to astound. Tarkovsky possessed a sensibility […]

DVD Review: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

★★★☆☆ Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s Mapplethorpe: Looks at the Pictures is a compelling slice of the art world from every angle. With a tight focus on decoding the myth of iconic photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, this documentary is entrancing to […]

DVD Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

★★☆☆☆ When the suits at Warner Bros. managed to convince Christopher Nolan to spearhead a new Superman movie and kickstart DC’s cinematic universe, they surely can’t have envisioned something like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice rocking onto screens just […]