FILM REVIEWS

It’s never easy with A Touch of Sin

It’s never easy with A Touch of Sin

As with all the arts, the history of cinema is a pattern of imitation, saturation, and reaction.  Few films show this more clearly than 44-year-old Jia Zhangke’s incisive and ambitious, but uneven and ...
The struggles of oppressive marriage

The struggles of oppressive marriage

You would be hard pressed to know from the misguided title and the odd assortment of American and British actors that ‘In Secret’ is the fifteenth adaptation of Emile Zola’s controversial 1867 novel T ...