The Edge of Seventeen  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov25

The Edge of Seventeen (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Under 30s may well identify with Nadine but anyone older may find her a bit of a self centred pain. We all know the teen years are a difficult time but apart from Holden Caulfield of Catcher in the Rye fame, teenage angst is something one tends to lose interest in as adult.

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L’Eclisse (PG) | Home Ents Review
Sep30

L’Eclisse (PG) | Home Ents Review

The films of Italian auteur Michelangelo Antonioni conjure up images of a modernist milieu peopled by a disaffected middle class. An escape from a superficially comfortable but ultimately unsatisfactory present often seems out of reach for Antonioni’s characters. L’Eclisse – following on from the filmmaker’s classics L’Avventura and La Notte – continues in this vein, presenting a beautifully crafted yet unnerving exploration of contemporary life, where the ostensible story is a framework for Antonioni’s ideas.

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