Napoleon

MA 15+, 158 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury The defiant, scowling figure slouching on the French throne on the flyers that advertise Ridley Scott’s latest epic, need not feel too defensive about the latest film made about him. As a biopic, it barely scratches the surface and leaves so many questions about… Continue reading Napoleon

The Last Duel

MA 15+, 153 minutes 4 Stars   Powerful and immersive, despite making a shift away from the usual driven narrative style and embarking into 14th century gender politics Review by © Jane Freebury Instead of a story arc that develops through the traditional three stages, The Last Duel is told from three different angles, leading… Continue reading The Last Duel