Friday, December 15, 2017

Hey deer, there’s a bizarre, baffling, brilliant film here

MUCH like Darren Aronofsky’s recent cinematic pot-stirrer, Mother!, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer (121 mins) is arthouse cinema with...

A perfect sequel that lives up to the promise

Thirty-five years separate Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece, Blade Runner, and this, Denis Villeneuve’s hotly anticipated sequel, Blade Runner 2049. In the intervening years, the question...

Oh Mother! It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before

Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star as a wife and her poet husband in this much talked-about experimental thriller from Darren Aronofsky. The couple live...

A chill runs through it

Wind River: Film’s snowbound setting emphasises some icy observations

No laughing matter

CONTEMPORARY culture’s most infamous evil clown – Pennywise – was first introduced into the common lexicon with Stephen’s 1986 novel, It, arguably his best...

Needing a Lucky break

logan lucky: this hillbilly heist is entertaining, despite clumsy editing

Disunited states of America in timely tale

“IT’S hard to believe that this could happen in America,” laments a radio reporter in a short snippet of archive audio in Kathryn Bigelow’s...

Celebrating the best films in the (half-ish)Year In Review

CINEMAGOERS have been treated to some terrific blockbusters (Apes) and not-so-great (Transformers) in recent months, but as summer nears its end there’s little but...

A masterful take on the legendary evacuation

IT’S CLOSE to two decades since Christopher Nolan’s debut, Following, and in the years since the director’s career has been spent playing with time...

Under the spell of an epic comedy

Comedy fans flocked to the Odeon Cinema in Point Village last week for a special invite only family preview screening of Captain Underpants: The...

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