Film Review: Mimosas

★★★★☆ Space, time and meaning cascade over one another in bewildering fashion in writer-director Oliver Laxe’s second feature Mimosas. It’s a mesmerising, mercurial film in which an arduous undertaking takes on personal, spiritual significance as well as physical form.The Spanish filmmaker sets this thought-provoking quest of faith and self-affirmation in Continue Reading

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Film Review: Detroit

★★★★☆ An historical drama based on real-life events using a mix of documentary footage alongside fictional re-enactment, Kathryn Bigelow’s long-awaited Detroit is a no-holds-barred depiction of police brutality and racism set amid the 1967 riots.Opening with a beautiful animation based on Jacob Lawrence’s paintings of The Great Migration, overlaid with Continue Reading