HOTEL MUMBAI – Unflinching terror attack thriller soured by upsetting levity

If I had bet the house on the most upsetting thing in a film about the Mumbai terror attack in India being the atrocities depicted, I would be homeless. ‘Hotel Mumbai’ packs a harrowing punch, strong enough to engage emotions in the manner Paul Greengrass does as he recounts the mass murder committed by AndersContinue reading “HOTEL MUMBAI – Unflinching terror attack thriller soured by upsetting levity”

US drips with juicy subtext but lacks the lean precision of ‘Get Out’

The idea of rapper M.anifest’s record ‘Invisible’ was front and centre in my mind as the thesis of Jordan Peele’s stunning sophomore effort, ‘Us’ was rather bizarrely laid before us. I had just been put on to M.anifest’s song a few days prior, in which he reflects on the repressed of the social strata. PeeleContinue reading “US drips with juicy subtext but lacks the lean precision of ‘Get Out’”

Joseph Otsiman: The Burial of Kojo actor on trusting the process and elevating Ghanaian cinema

It is no surprise Joseph Otsiman looks up to Britsh actor Daniel Day-Lewis. The Takoradi-bred actor has proven to be just as picky as the three-time Oscar winner. He has also tried to walk the method acting path of the acclaimed British thespian. Unlike most of his colleague actors, Otsiman has just three films underContinue reading “Joseph Otsiman: The Burial of Kojo actor on trusting the process and elevating Ghanaian cinema”