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In Review: Black Gold

By Maryann O’Connor 

Black Gold is a story about two leaders in Arabia, Amar (Mark Strong) and Nesib (Antonio Banderas) warring over land which is latterly discovered to contain a considerable reserve of Crude Oil. It has all the ingredients for a film of epic proportions, including a director (Jean-Jacques Annaud) and producer (Tarak Ben Ammar) who said they were determined to create a real picture of that time Continue reading

In Review: The Skin I Live In (2011)

By Danielle Richardson


Pedro Almodovar, the infamous Spanish director responsible for European cinema classics such as All About My Mother (1999) and Volver (2006), is known for making films that cause a stir. From project to project he brazenly tackles topics of sexuality and gender and examines how each can shifted and blurred. Continue reading