Marosa

Ma’ Rosa – Cannes 2016 Review

Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s gritty and authentic formal approach on Ma’ Rosa gives us a flavourful and palpable sense of place and community – though the same can’t be said of his characters,...
Julieta

Julieta – Cannes 2016 Review

About as Almodóvarian as it gets, this adaptation of a trio of Alice Munro stories brings every facet of the Spanish auteur's unmistakeable heightened and melodramatic style. The formula that constitutes...
Apprentice

Apprentice – Cannes 2016 Review

Sparse and morbid, Apprentice is not the easiest watch, but the questions it raises about morality and mortality make it a gut-wrenching polemic about capital punishment. While the script is a little...