Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

By Jacob Mertens. Imagine the dim squalor of a CGI 19th century London. A conspicuous automobile squeezes past a narrow alley, coughing smoke, shambling down the cobbled street amongst pedestrians and horse drawn carriages. Inside the car, Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) dons the vaudevillian disguise of a wispy, full-length beard, […]

A Revolutionary Festival: 33rd International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema at Montpellier (October 21-29, 2011)

By Christiane Passevant translated by Neville Rigby. True to tradition, the 33rd International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema, CINEMED, fulfilled its role in revealing new cinematic talent, while also reflecting the new movements, revolts and revolutions around the wider Mediterranean. The great surprise of the year has been to evaluate how […]