palace films

Film Review: After May (2012)

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Also released as Something In The Air, but coming to Australia with the translation of its original French title Aprés Mai, After May is the semi-autobiographical new film from Olivier Assayas, one of the most celebrated film makers currently working in his native France.

Film Review: Stories We Tell (2012)

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Responding to the central question, Stories We Tell plays out like a mystery as Polley gradually patches together a portrait, blending archival footage with re-enactments to further blur the distinction between truth and fiction.

Film Review: Tabu (2012)

Film Review: Tabu (2012)

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Filming contemporary films in black and white, and without dialogue, can invoke feelings of nostalgia for a bygone era. Or, alternatively, they can be alienating. Tabu, a Portuguese film directed by Miguel Gomes and written by Gomes and Mariana Ricardo, takes that risk, with mixed results.