3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

3 Hearts (3 coeurs) France (2014) Dir. Benoît Jacquot “Sisters, sisters / There were never such devoted sisters” So wrote legendary songwriter Irving Berlin in 1954 and while this sentiment has stood the test of time, it also provides us with the central conceit of this French romantic melodrama. Ironically, whilst it doesn’t star real … Continue reading 3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

The Shameless (Mu-roe-han)

The Shameless (Mu-roe-han) Korea (2015) Dir. Oh Seung-Uk If the number one rule instilled in future police officers is not “never fall in love with a criminals wife/girlfriend/lover” then it really should be, even if it does mostly apply to fictional cops on the big screen. Returning to the director’s chair after 15 years, Oh … Continue reading The Shameless (Mu-roe-han)

Rust And Bone

Rust And Bone (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: StudioCanal) Running time: 122 minutes approx. Wannabe kick boxer Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts) and his five year-old son, Sam (Armand Verdure) arrives in Antibes, southern France from Belgium with virtually nothing to their names. Ali gets a job as a bouncer at a night club where, on his … Continue reading Rust And Bone