Patrick’s Day – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews PATRICK’S DAY for TVBOMB – 23.6.14

3 stars ★★★☆☆

Terry McMahon compensates for a poor directorial debut in 2011 (Charlie Casanova) with an affecting drama about sexual awakening and schizophrenia. Continue reading

Joy of Man’s Desiring (Que ta joie demeure) – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE) for TVBOMB – 19.6.14

2 stars ★★☆☆☆

French-Canadian director Denis Côté’s documentary on the relationship between humans and manual labour has lots to compete with in 2014. It attempts to render the delicate rhythms of factory machinery, the monotonous duties of the staff, and the complex feelings of autonomy and ennui that can occur simultaneously. Continue reading

Stations of the Cross (Kreuzweg) – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews STATIONS OF THE CROSS (KREUZWEG) for TVBOMB – 19.6.14

4 stars ★★★★☆

Arriving from Berlinale, where it picked up the Silver Bear for Best Script, is Dietrich Brüggemann’s crushingly grave portrayal of the vice-like grip religious fundamentalism has over youngsters. Continue reading

Let Us Prey – review

ANDREW LATIMER reviews LET US PREY for TVBOMB – 18.6.14

3 stars ★★★☆☆

It’s fitting that Brian O’Malley’s debut feature is a dismembering Giallo-inspired horror, as Let Us Prey is itself made up by a mixture of body parts. Continue reading

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