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Macbeth, directed by Joel Coen
Monday, 24 January 2022 10:24

Macbeth, directed by Joel Coen

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Jenny Farrell reviews The Tragedy of Macbeth, directed by Joel Coen Of all Shakespeare’s tragedies, Macbeth is perhaps the most strikingly modern. When one considers what Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, and Macbeth, written between 1600 and 1606, have in common as an overarching theme, it is this: they all centre…
Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy at the El Gouna Film festival
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 05 November 2021 09:58

Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy at the El Gouna Film festival

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“Nagy recasts historical and political traumas, which resound into the strange realities and shifting narratives of today’s Europe”. The 5th edition of El Gouna Film festival began with an open-air screening of the powerful Hungarian movie Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy, an absorbing, beautifully crafted addition to the new Hungarian cinema,…
Kill-Gang Curtain: On 'Night of the Living Dead'
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 09:47

Kill-Gang Curtain: On 'Night of the Living Dead'

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In early April 1968, after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jnr, a panoramic rebellion, fuelled by the rage and grief of black communities grown increasingly forthright in their own self-defence, rocked America’s political establishment to its foundations, and left a trail of smoking cities in its wake. “White America…
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