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IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE – What the critics are saying about it!

89% of critics like this movie. In our race towards modernity, amidst all the technological innovation and the rapid growth of our cities, silence is now quickly passing into legend. Beginning with an ode to John Cage’s seminal silent composition … Continue reading

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Movie Review: WHORE’S GLORY (2011) Documentary

‘Whores’ Glory’ pulls in a triptych of stories from Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico to document the lives of those working in the sex trade – and the similarities and differences of their situations. The opening third, set in a Bangkok club where women are selected from a glass-panelled “fish tank” is the most coherent, and also the lightest (if anything in this film can be called “light”). The women titter and gossip, playing dress-up and comparing notes, all while being observed and chosen by leering male clients. Continue reading

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