Film Review: The Wife

Director Björn Runge’s The Wife is an assured drama which plays to the strengths of its formidable lead. Joan is the wife of revered author Joe Castleman, who is due to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. As the couple travel to Stockholm for the awards ceremony, Joan questions the choices she has made during the marriage… Directed by Björn […]

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Film Review: Nymphomaniac

Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac is absorbing, amusing and though-provoking cinema. Behind the rodomontade of controversy, Nymphomaniac is an excellent film. Seligman finds Joe injured on the streets as he returns to his apartment. Inviting her in to recuperate, self-confessed nymphomaniac Joe begins to tell Seligman her story… Nymphomaniac Volume I and Volume II are engrossing films best viewed in quick […]

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Film Review: Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head is a stupid film. This, however, does not mean it is not a watchable one. When hitman Jimmy Bobo sees his partner killed, he is determined to track down the perpetrators. He forms an uneasy alliance with Taylor Kwon, a detective from Washington who is investigating the assassination. The pair both want to get to the […]

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