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Freida Pinto

Knight of Cups (2015)

For two decades Terrence Malick was the disappeared genius, a secretive artist hidden out of sight. After two astonishing films in the 70’s, his long overdue return with The Thin Red Line in 1998 proved worth the wait. Since then, he’s…

Trishna (2011)

Victorian India with a limp dishrag and a sex sadist Having done Thomas Hardy adaptations twice before, Michael Winterbottom had the idea of transferring Tess of the d'Urbervilles to modern India, where Victorian poverty indeed coexists…

Trishna (2011)

*** Warning 'ere be spoliers *** Michael Winterbottom chose to set his modern movie adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles in current-day India, because that is where the changes of a rapidly industrialising society…

Trishna (2011)

Very much like the works of Steven Soderbergh, acclaimed British director Michael Winterbottom could not have a more expansive CV, from collaborating with Steve Coogan on 24 Hour Party People and A Cock and Bull Story, to tackling…

Immortals (2011)

Ye Gods, what have we here? “All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine”, declares the frontispiece of Tarsem Singh’s new 3D movie, Immortals, quoting Socrates the same way the preface to Conan…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Although 1968 was the year in which 2001: A Space Odyssey was released, it was also the year of the apes, or to be more exact: Planet of the Apes. This sci-fi classic saw Charlton Heston surviving in a world where humans are enslaved by the…

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)

I went into this sequel/prequel/reboot of the famous Planet Of The Apes franchise with optimism and a sense of wanting the movie to succeed but I’m sure there are just as many who want the thing to fail and just go away. Because it’s a…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Just one day to go now! Tue Sorensen gives us his review of Rise of the Planet of the Apes... Initially, I’d decided not to review this movie (which opened here in Denmark on August 4), as I didn’t feel there was much to say about it.…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Two days to go now until the release of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Chris Knipp gives us our 2nd review... Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an exciting, visually dazzling prequel to the great sci-fi thriller franchise about a future…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Continuing our Rise of the Planet of the Apes week Patrick Gamble gives us our first review of the new film... For a while now we’ve been warned that the Planet of the Apes will rise again. However, after the abomination of Tim Burton’s…