Film reviews and more

Day: 9 August 2018

Film Review: The Meg

★★★☆☆ Loosely based on a series of trash sci-fi horror novels, The Meg surges into as many multiplexes as it can muster this weekend hoping to offer the kind of Jaws-lite jolts that enraptured a generation back in 1977. […]

Film Review: The Heiresses

★★★★☆ This modest but polished film follows an older woman’s journey of self-discovery as her partner is sent to jail. Set in the Paraguayan capital city of Asunción, Marcelo Martinessi’s The Heiresses opens as the vivacious […]

Film Review: Sicilian Ghost Story

★★★☆☆ Based on the real-life abduction of Giuseppe di Matteo, Sicilian Ghost Story combines teen romance, realist crime drama and gothic fable. Writer-directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza’s second feature is an impeccably shot, often gripping picture that falls […]