MARIA DUARTE sees a film that might just be the most pretentious of the year
Friday 15th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Katherine Bigelow’s film on the police killings of three innocent black men in Detroit 50 years ago is a telling reminder of the racism embedded in US society, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 25th Aug 2017
Atomic Blonde (15)Directed by David Leitch3/5
IN THE mad mish-mash which is Atomic Blonde, there’s a brief opening glimpse of Ronald Reagan, in his finest role as US President, exhorting the world to “tear down...
Friday 11th Aug 2017
MARIA DUARTE recommends a no-holds-barred biopic of artist Tom of Finland
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (12A)
Directed by Luc Besson
LUC BESSON’S costly labour of love, which took a long time in the making, may have bombed at the US box office. But it is a surreal...
Friday 4th Aug 2017
Hounds of Love (18)
Directed by Ben Young
AUSTRALIAN film-makers certainly know how to make wonderfully dark, creepy and disturbing crime dramas which make for profoundly harrowing viewing.
Friday 28th Jul 2017
Dunkirk is a stirring retelling of the evacuation of Dunkirk in WWII, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 21st Jul 2017
This week's top - and flop - films
Friday 14th Jul 2017
MARIA DUARTE sees the vigilante crime-fighter make a great return to his roots
Friday 7th Jul 2017
A Man Called Ove (15)
Directed by Hannes Holm
This Oscar-nominated bitter sweet comedy drama about a grumpy old man whose attempts to join his late wife keep being thwarted by life and his annoyingly boisterous...
Friday 30th Jun 2017