Film reviews and more

Day: 3 October 2016

Interview: Brian Oakes, dir. Jim: The James Foley Story

19/08/14: brutal images of photojournalist James Wright Foley, murdered by Mohammed Emwazi, spread like wildfire across the globe, defining a watershed moment in the rise of Isis and their place in a sickened global consciousness. But […]

DVD Review: Jim: The James Foley Story

★★★★☆ A life should be never defined by death. Not least one extinguished as a tool for extremist propaganda. In presenting heartrending documentary Jim: The James Foley Story in such an intimate, personal manner, director Brian […]

DVD Review: Electra, My Love

★★★★☆ Hungarian master Miklós Jancsó described his trademark filmmaking style as ‘calligraphic’, asserting that he wrote the film with his camera as a pen. His style was one of reel-length takes that ebb and flow; meticulous […]