World Cinema

The Last Mitterrand

July 28th, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

Francois Mitterrand was one of the most intriguing and controversial figures of 20th Century French politics. The extent of both

3 Iron

July 15th, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

After the international acclaim that greeted The Isle and particularly Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring, there was always going to


May 13th, 2005 | by Michelle Thomas

Palestine. The Occupied Territories. Israeli soldiers, in their attempts to control the disputed border country, take over Palestinian houses to

Night Watch (Nochnoi Dozor)

April 24th, 2005 | by Richard Strachan

Based on the popular novel by Russian author Sergei Lukyanenko, ‘Night Watch’ is an extremely bold fantasy horror that sometimes


April 16th, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

By April 1945 everything was falling apart for the Third Reich. In the skies the Luftwaffe were all but finished,

The Chorus

March 13th, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

Mr Holland’s Opus in French anyone? Anyone? If the very idea fills you with a numbing sickness and dread (and

JSA: Joint Security Area

March 1st, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

In the wake of the phenomenal international success of Oldboy comes the belated UK release of writer-director Park Chan-Wook’s second

Paradise Lost

January 1st, 2005 | by Mike Barnard

Beauty meets death in Paradise Lost (Turistas) as bikini-clad babes and toned men meet their maker in grizzly fashion against

House of Flying Daggers

December 26th, 2004 | by Michelle Thomas

Oh dear. My reviews of late have all been so glowingly positive that I’m beginning to suspect that I have


December 10th, 2004 | by Matt McAllister

The documentary picture has seen something of a renaissance in recent years, perhaps most notably with the critical acclaim poured

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