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
posted by Morning Star in Arts
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...
Friday 9th 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...
Friday 2nd Jun 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...
Friday 26th May 2017
A new documentary on India’s sweatshops is horrifying, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 19th May 2017
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.
Miss Sloane takes a revealing look at the lobbying system in the US, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 12th May 2017
ALAN FRANK recommends a Japanese thriller totally in tune with its unnerving plot
Friday 5th 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...
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...
Friday 21st Apr 2017