Shoplifters review

A stunning Japanese drama that will captivate and ask the question what makes a family a family? Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or winning Shoplifters follows a family in Tokyo barely getting by lead by the father figure Osamu Shibata (LilyFranky) who in between occasional construction work has to turn to petty theft from neighbourhood stores with... Continue Reading →

Utøya: 22 July review

Dir: Erik Poppe. Starring Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Solveig Koloen Birkeland There will be a very select few films more difficult or harrowing to watch this year than Utøya: 22 July and I say that as a positive. Based on the terrorist attacks in Norway on July 22nd 2011, the film focuses on the massacre... Continue Reading →

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