Film Review: 22 July

★★★☆☆ British director Paul Greengrass’ Netflix-backed 22 July recreates the terrorist attacks on the island of Utøya and Oslo in 2011, and tracks how Norway dealt with the aftermath of Anders Breivik’s marauding assault. In the afternoon of the 22 July 2011, a bomb went off in central Oslo near Continue Reading

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Film Review: Sunset

★★★☆☆ Hungarian director László Nemes’ long-awaited follow-up to his Oscar-winning Son of Saul, Sunset thrusts us into a Mitteleuropean heart of darkness and a fever dream which ultimately lacks substance. “I was looking for a job and then I found a job, and heaven knows I’m miserable now,” sang Morrissey. Continue Reading