Film reviews and more

Month: November 2017

#Reviews #Zoe Margolis

Film Review: Brakes

★★★★☆ Brakes is a bittersweet, raw comedy about love, sex, and relationships, with stellar performances from its large ensemble cast. Brakes starts off seemingly as an emotional drama, tying together nine dysfunctional couples in the process of splitting apart. Split into two distinct halves, […]

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VOD Review: No Stone Unturned

★★★☆☆ Alex Gibney’s latest project, No Stone Unturned, is a mysterious, gripping re-opening of the unsolved 1994 Loughinisland massacre investigation. It is told with characteristic precision, compassion and determination by its prolific director. Searching for needles in haystacks has long been Gibney’s metier but […]

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DVD Review: The Tiger

★★★☆☆ Following historical drama The Showdown and gangster picture New World, Hoon-jung Park’s third feature is a suitably epic drama set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in 1925. The Tiger is an often moving fable about fatherhood, nature and respect, yet in never fully committing to its ambitions, […]