Film reviews and more

Day: 19 May 2019

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#Cannes #Martyn Conterio

Cannes 2019: The Cordillera of Dreams review

★★★★☆ Chilean documentarian Patricio Guzmán’s The Cordillera of Dreams caps off an astonishing set of history-focused essay films, beginning with Nostalgia for the Light and continuing with The Pearl Button. The trilogy represents one of the great artistic statements of […]

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#John Bleasdale #Reviews

Film Review: The Lighthouse

★★★★★ There’s something heartening about genius being put in the service of madness. Already this Cannes we’ve seen the exemplar in a fully restored 4K version of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, but at the Quinzaine a sea-change took place. Robert […]