Tag: racism

Film Review

P’tit Quinquin (2014)

Following Camille Claudel 1915, his gruelling, etiolated study of the sculptor’s institutionalisation at Montdevergues asylum, French (provoc)auteur Bruno Dumont has now delivered the funniest film of the year in P’tit Quinquin, a knockabout treatise on bucolic idiocy and modern decay from the points-of-view of a bumbling, Clouseau-esque detective, and a […]

Film Review

One Mile Away (2012)

By the end of One Mile Away, a documentary that started off as something very worthwhile and interesting, I had to admit defeat. People I’d taken a liking to had been given (accidentally, I think) enough rope with which to hang themselves and a look at a serious attempt to […]

Film Review

The Help (2011)

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. The Help isn’t what you would call a BAD film – the script and direction from Tate Taylor is dependable and completely predictable while the performances from all of the cast members really elevate every scene – but in many ways I […]