‘The Awakening of the Ants’ subtly critiques Costa Rican gender relations through one woman’s personal change.
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‘Far From Us’, now premiering at the Berlinale Forum Section, is a truly life-draining cinematic experience.
‘The Last to See Them’ has a fascinating idea at its core, but is let down by its uninteresting characters and storyline.
Alexander Zolotukhin’s debut film, ‘A Russian Youth,’ melds music and image in a unique way. It doesn’t all work, but makes for fascinating cinema.
‘Demons’, a horror comedy from Singapore, only lands half of its jokes and even less of its horrors.
A strange case of artistic theft haunts The Plagiarists, a curious two-part film that combines theatre, literary theory, and lo-fi independent cinema. A rough and ready collage of discordant ideas…
‘The Portuguese Woman’ adapted from the novel by Robert Musil, boasts an impressive colour palette, but the story sends you to sleep.