Film / Theatre Reviews

The Aftermath

March 6th, 2019 | by Kev Lovski

To imagine the level of destruction and ruthless vengeance that was wrought upon Germany in the later stages of WW2, …


DIFF19: Rafiki

March 5th, 2019 | by Jack O Higgins

When you think of films set in the African continent, what subject matter comes to mind? Poverty? AIDS? Child soldiers? …


DIFF19: Ray & Liz

March 5th, 2019 | by Jack O Higgins

Writer/director Richard Billingham has said that Ray & Liz reflects his memories of his childhood, rather than the reality. After …


Capernaum

March 1st, 2019 | by Conor Smyth

“My life is dogshit.” Zain El Hajj, the young protagonist of Nadine Labaki’s third feature Capernaum, which competed for the Foreign …


Alita: Battle Angel

February 11th, 2019 | by Conor Smyth

Sometimes crappy films are interesting. Their failures flag up ludicrous studio decision-making, or a creative ego gone unchecked, or just …


Burning

February 6th, 2019 | by Kev Lovski

True complexity and originality in film is something that is hard to come by these days. Managing to make a …



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