MARIA DUARTE enjoys a film with a feminist focus on the role of women during WWII
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)
Directed by Niki Caro
IN 1939, Antonina Zabinska and her husband Jan run Warsaw Zoo, a Disneyland clone packed with delighted visitors and adorable animals.
But, after the...
MARIA DUARTE isn’t impressed by a crime thriller based on a real-life heist
Friday 14th Apr 2017
MARIA DUARTE recommends a film on the consequences of corruption in Romania
Friday 31st Mar 2017
Ghost in the Shell (12A)
Directed by Rupert Sanders
CONSIDERING the worldwide critical success of the classic 1995 sci-fi anime thriller Ghost in the Shell, it’s a tad surprising that Hollywood has taken so...
MARIA DUARTE recommends an emotive drama on the nazi occupation of Jersey
Friday 24th Mar 2017
The Lost City of Z (15)
Directed by James Gray
THIS vivid adaptation of David Gann’s biography by director-scenarist James Gray is a rousing true-life story charting the extraordinary life and adventures of...
Get Out performs a subversive surgical strike on US racism, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 17th Mar 2017
Paul Verhoeven’s rape ‘comedy’ is the opposite of funny, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 10th Mar 2017
I.T. (15) Directed by John Moore 2/5
THE PERILS of our growing dependency on modern technology and wireless gadgets are sketched out in this predictable thriller-by-numbers with Pierce Brosnan.
Sporting a very pronounced Irish accent, he plays successful...