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EIFF: Official Competition Review

Predictability is often a quality in a movie’s plotting that leaves it open for derision. In film, the audience should be taken on a journey that they aren’t expecting, revelling in the twists and turns of the narrative as it is revealed. In the case of Official Competition, directing duo Gaston Duprat and Mariano Cohn’s […]


The 33

Being the inevitable filmic retelling of the 2010 Chilean mining disaster, this is a project which has been a long time coming. Yet despite the five year gap between the real event and the film’s release, it still manages to seem like a rushed hatchet job. Most apparent is how lazy the writing is. It […]