Reviews

Boca

REVIEW Boca

By 19 March, 2012

The biopic of a thinking-mans’ criminal, set in mid-century Brazil, has a lot of potential given past cinematic triumphs based... Read Article

Bad Intentions

REVIEW Bad Intentions

By 07 March, 2012

Set against the background of 1980s Communist guerilla attacks from the Shining Path group, Rosario Garcia-Montero’s Bad Intentions follows the... Read Article

Copacabana Club – Tropical Splash

REVIEW Copacabana Club – Tropical Splash

By 05 March, 2012

When I first heard Copacabana Club I was a little bit dubous, as I always am when I hear South American music with English lyrics. Generally, the music has to be that little bit extra special to make up for the fact that the band are stepping away from their native tongue in order to widen their appeal. However, after one minute of "Mrs Melody" I was sold. This is simply great pop music.

The Zero Hour

REVIEW The Zero Hour

By 02 March, 2012

Zero Hour is a Venezuelan thriller with the usual mix of gun-blazing between slum-hardened gangsters and over-zealous police, except with... Read Article