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Angelina Jolie

The Mummy (2017)

I will try to keep my summation of the new reimagining of the classic mummy legend by Universal Studios, as short and succinct as possible.  Mainly because there's not really that much to say about it.  But also I think that allowing any…

‘Sound bite’ of the week …

“Yeah, that’s karma for you,”                         Jennifer Aniston's apparent reaction to a friend, upon hearing of the break up of her ex-husband Brad Pitt's marriage to Angelina Jolie earlier this week. …

Unbroken (2014)

Hit me over the head again, please Again the fledgling director Angelina Jolie has made a film that's powerful, unflinching, and hard to watch, like her 2011 feature debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey. Few saw that one. Many more will…

The Berlinale 2012

 The Berlinale has become synonymous with high quality World Cinema, last year’s festival awarded A Separation (2011) the prestigious Golden Bear award, the film went on to win many more awards, is nominated for an Academy Award and made…

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut is set during the Bosnian war and depicts an unusual love story that occurs during a horrific period. The story begins in 1992 where we see Danijel (Goran Kostic) a handsome policeman on a date with…

A Mighty Heart (2007)

Since 2001 studios have overwhelmed audiences with movies about terrorism and the war on terror, set in locations like Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, that, once exotically vague, now vied for didactic realism as they had become too…