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  • THE DROP

    THE DROP

    Earlier this year the film “Locke” exploded on the screen; Tom Hardy, the tragic protagonist, is mon...

  • THE SKELETON TWINS

    Earlier this week I viewed an abysmal film about a dysfunctional family in distress (“This is Where ...

  • MARY KOM HINDI: ENGLISH SUBTITLES

      The sport of boxing has never appealed to me: cauliflower ears, brain damage, even death, res...

  • THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD

    The film commences in the doldrums and never climbs out of its murky morass; Errol Flynn’s (1909-195...

  • LOVE IS STRANGE

    LOVE IS STRANGE

    The only thing “strange” about this film is the title; profoundly realistic, poignantly, plaintively...

  • KRAKOW AND THE CAMPS

    Krakow is achingly, pristinely reminiscent of a city, imbued with the majesty of “Cross & Crown”...

  • PENEFLIX PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND

    Three years ago I saw “And Europe Will Be Stunned” at the Venice Biennale; it is a remarkable instal...

  • The Trip to Italy

    The Trip to Italy

    Sadly, cannot even flirt with the intelligent, succinct 2010 “The Trip” starring Steve Coogan and Ro...

  • The Giver

    The Giver

    Another wearisome, dystopian, bleak landscape, where “sameness” is genetically manufactured; one ble...

  • Singham Returns (Unfortunately)

    Flagrantly, bombastically  cacophonous; every scene, word is punctuated  by a soundtrack g...

  • Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall

    On September 16th, Lauren Bacall would have been ninety years old; almost a century of viability, lu...

  • Robin Williams 1951-2014

    “The brighter the light the darker the shadow”. No one defines this prescient observation more than ...

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