Posts tagged with "3.5 stars"

Rosa’s Wedding (‘La Boda de Rosa’)
It’s on for young and old in sunny Spain when a submissive seamstress finally asserts herself.

Nia DaCosta’s schmick sequel is coolly self-aware and as charged as an electrical storm.

The God Committee
A donor heart is an ethical hot potato in a push–pull of clashing agendas.

The gulf between appearance and reality is the central paradox of a punchy Australian onion peeler.

The Devil’s Double
Dominic Cooper is sensational in the double role of Saddam Hussein’s frenzied son Uday and his reluctant look-alike, Latif Yahia.

The Trip
Playing versions of themselves, mates Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden take off on a gastronomic tour of the North of England.

13 Assassins (‘Jûsan-nin No Shikaku’)
The operatic closing confrontation is full-bore balletic slaughter.

The Three Musketeers
The off-the-cuff panache of the swash-and-buckle is as drop-dead cool today as it was in 1844, when author Alexandre Dumas came up with it.

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (‘Bai She Chuan Shuo’)
A monster-slaying monk tries to save a young herbalist from a thousand-year-old humanised reptile.

A smart operator and an economics wunderkind gamble on statistics to rescue a failing baseball team.

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