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Film Review: Ophelia fails to make the most out of its interesting revisionist premise

August 3, 2019

Filmgoers have always mused upon the fact that there are formulas in cinema that have been explored over and over. Cliches and tropes, if you will. In the case of this review, the formula that has been explored numerous times is the adaptations of the works of renowned English writer/playwright William Shakespeare. What makes Shakespeare’s […]

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Film Review: Netflix’s Obama biopic Barry (MA15+) (USA, 2016) is at once thoughtful, intelligent and entertaining

December 19, 2016

The kind of film that benefits from its titular character being portrayed as less of an impression and more as a fully realised character, Barry is at once thoughtful, intelligent and particularly entertaining. Though he is introduced to us as Barry, we’re all aware of the Barack Obama he ultimately will become (so to speak), […]

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