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Drama

Bad people doing bad things
6
1 month ago

Bad people doing bad things

Detour

Written and directed by Christopher Smith

97 minutes, rated MA 15+

3 stars

There’s no such thing as originality, but that doesn’t mean you stop aiming for it. Detour …
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An elegy for Emily D.
8
1 month ago

An elegy for Emily D.

A Quiet Passion

Written and directed by Terence Davies

125 minutes, rated PG

4 stars

When one artist makes a film about another artist, you can be reasonably sure that …
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Fine and brave
8
2 months ago

Fine and brave

Don’t Tell

Directed by Tori Garrett

Written by Anne Brooksbank, Ursula Cleary, James Greville, based on a book by Stephen Roche

108 minutes, rated M

4 stars

 

Child abuse. …
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Gurinder’s personal Partition
6
2 months ago

Gurinder’s personal Partition

Viceroy’s House

Directed by Gurinder Chadha

Written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini and Gurinder Chadha

106 minutes, rated PG

3 stars

Where to begin with this fascinating, infuriating, entertaining …
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Pablo Neruda as fantasy
8
3 months ago

Pablo Neruda as fantasy

Neruda

Directed by Pablo Larrain

Written by Guillermo Calderon

Rated MA 15+, 108 minutes

4 stars

A chubby man with a comb-over (Luis Gnecco) sits bare-chested in front of a …
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