In The Fade (Aus dem Nichts)

In The Fade (Aus dem Nichts) Germany (2017) Dir. Fatih Akin The law exists for a reason but sometimes it is its own worst enemy when its rules are adhered to and fail to ensure justice is served. When the victims of a crime continue to suffer as the culprits walk away scot free, the … Continue reading In The Fade (Aus dem Nichts)

Disorder (aka Maryland)

Disorder (aka Maryland) France/Belgium (2015) Dir. Alice Winocour When you can’t understand what is going on in your own head it is far harder for other people to understand you. Whilst I can’t - and daren’t - compare my Asperger’s to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) I can empathise with people who are fighting a battle … Continue reading Disorder (aka Maryland)

Joyeux Noël

  Joyeux Noël France/Germany/UK (2005) Dir. Christian Carion 1914 and World War I is under way. A few days before Christmas the French and Scottish armies lead a joint attack against the Germans with many casualties and fatalities incurred to all sides. When Christmas Eve arrives the three armies all enjoy the evening in their … Continue reading Joyeux Noël