ALAN FRANK recommends a hallucinatory trip through a troubled Asian country, and we look at the other films of the week
Friday 16th Jun 2017
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MARIA DUARTE sees a career-defining performance by the Hollywood star
Friday 9th Jun 2017
Berlin Syndrome (15)
Directed by Cate Shortland
AUSTRALIAN film-maker Cate Shortland, already well regarded for Somersault and Love, strikes another blow for female film empowerment with a sadistically suspenseful...
MARIA DUARTE recommends the story of one man’s battle against ruthless developers
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
Wonder Woman (12A)
Directed by Patty Jenkins
FORGET the Suffragettes. Female empowerment hits hard and often in this action-packed fantasy adventure that finally gives justified star status to Gil Gadot as the...
MARIA DUARTE recommends the story of a woman battling red tape in China
Friday 26th May 2017
The Other Side of Hope (12A)
Directed by Aki Kaurismaki
ASYLUM-seekers, a hot subject in the current incendiary electioneering, are the vivid subject of Aki Kaurismaki’s thoroughly entertaining comedy drama...
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo
IF YOU have seen the trailer you may be forgiven for thinking this is an old-fashioned monster film but nothing could be further from the truth.
Friday 19th May 2017
Directed by Michael Apted
NOOMI RAPACE, on kick-ass form, shows that she can be a formidable female-style Jason Bourne in this ridiculous but hugely entertaining action-spy thriller which conspiracy...
Friday 5th May 2017
MARIA DUARTE enjoys a film on a woman who dares to break the rules in Victorian England
Friday 28th Apr 2017