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Review: Keep the Lights On – Ira Sachs

Review: Keep the Lights On – Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs’ Keep the Lights On is an angst ridden indie which offers an authentic portrait of the emotional turmoil experienced by a couple living in New York during the 1990s. Sachs creates a nimble and finely tuned film by not shying away from, nor exaggerating, the cultures surrounding homosexuality in contemporary society. Gone are … Continue reading

Review: The Last of England – Derek Jarman

Review: The Last of England – Derek Jarman

The Last of England is Derek Jarman’s experimental and highly disturbing embodiment of a time at which, in his opinion, Britain was descending into chaos. The film title originates from Ford Madox Brown’s painting of a couple in the midst of a seaward emigration to Australia. Though Jarman’s work is far more abstract, it takes … Continue reading