FILM REVIEWS

A fascinating restoration of Wake in Fright

A fascinating restoration of Wake in Fright

Joyce Glasser reviews Wake in Fright (re-release, March, 2014) The history of Canadian director Ted Kotcheff’s 1971 psychological thriller Wake in Fright is almost as fascinating as the film itself.  ...
Rome, Open City. A great Italian war film

Rome, Open City. A great Italian war film

ROME, OPEN CITY (1945 Re-Issue) opens at the BFI Southbank and selected art house cinemas nationwide from March 7, 2014 If Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City is not one of the greatest films ever ma ...