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Film Review

Closed Circuit (2013)

No exit, government in charge John Crowley’s Closed Circuit gets you all poised for a fast, exciting legal thriller. It starts literally with a bang, a terrorist’s bomb set off in London’s Borough Market, under the eyes of dozens of surveillance cameras, killing over a hundred people. But it ends with a […]

Film Review

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Silver Linings Playbook is a romantic comedy that happens to focus on a number of people who have mental health problems. The fact that it balances the romance with the gentle humour with one of the best depictions of bipolar disorder I have seen onscreen is quite a feat indeed, […]

Feature, Film Review

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Long shots David O. Russell dips further into the mainstream and accessible but still with an original touch in Silver Linings Playbook, a romance between two mental patients freshly out on their own and making a go at living healthy lives. The heart of the movie is the constant encounters of […]