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...
The Belko Experiment (18)
Directed by Greg McLean
IF YOU think you’re having a bad day at the office, spare a thought for the ill-fated employees of the Bogotabased non-profit Business Without Boundaries...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
MARIA DUARTE isn’t wholly convinced by a fanciful biopic of Chilean bard Pablo Neruda
Friday 7th Apr 2017
A major retrospective of films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder confirms
Thursday 6th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Arts
MARIA DUARTE recommends a film on the consequences of corruption in Romania
Friday 31st 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...
Friday 10th Mar 2017
by Felicity Collier
ACTOR Heather Graham condemned the film industry as sexist yesterday — because it is not making enough films about women.
The star of Boogie Nights and The Hangover has just written and directed her own film, Half Magic, about female...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ALAN FRANK recommends a film about India on the cusp of independence
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
Certain Women (12A) Directed by Kelly Reichardt 2/5
THIS slow and understated drama about the lives of three very different women whose paths tenuously interconnect won the best film award at last year’s London Film Festival.
While it’s heartening...