Film review: BEFORE MIDNIGHT, from Built For Speed

Amid the onslaught of chaotic, brain-pummelling effects-driven computer games posing as movies comes romantic drama Before Midnight, a film that actually relies on character development and intelligent dialogue. Before Midnight is the concluding chapter in the trilogy director Richard Linklater began in 1995 with the much-praised Before Sunrise.  That film saw itinerant American student Jessie (Ethan Hawke) and French student

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Film review: SKYLAB, from Built For Speed

Julie Delpy seems to treat her films as a form of family therapy as they frequently explore the emotional bonds and conflicts inherent in families. Her latest film Skylab is no different as it plunges us into a (possibly autobiographical) childhood reminiscence of a pivotal time in a woman named Albertine’s (Karin Viard) life. Neither plot driven nor particularly episodic,

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