99 Homes (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep25

99 Homes (15) | Close-Up Film Review

99 Homes largely plays out as a cautionary tale of the dangers of the real estate market worldwide. Although for the purposes of the film this tale is placed in a microcosm of the American real estate market before and after the financial crisis of 2007-8, Bahrani building a very harrowing portrait of one family’s struggle to keep their heads above water as they attempt to retain possession of their family home.

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Two Men in Town (15) | Home Ents Review
Jul05

Two Men in Town (15) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Rachid Bouchareb, US, 2014, 112 mins Cast: Forest Whitaker, Ellen Burstyn, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Tim Guinee, Luis Guzmán, The latest offering from director Rachid Bouchareb (Days of Glory, London River) pits two men against each other in a small New Mexico border town. This is the director’s first venture into American cinema and an admirable one. Two Men in Town is a remake of the 1973 French film Deux Hommes dans la...

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