Tag Archives: The Killing Fields

The Insider

Whether it be ethically, legally, politically, geographically or even chemically, Michael Mann’s multi-Oscar nominated picture is about crossing the line.

Great Openings – Part One

What makes for a great opening? Character? Conflict? Poetry? Hopefully, more than something we’re supposed to just look at.

Genocide in cinema

Humanity has been blighted with massacres since Biblical times, but the word genocide was not coined until 1944. How has cinema faired in depicting it?

Withnail and I

When a filmmaker enters the realm of autobiography, the result is all too often soaked in nostalgia. Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I is fermented in fine wine.

The Killing Fields

When it comes to America’s military intervention in South East Asia, David Puttnam’s Oscar winner is the anomaly. Less a war picture, it’s more a love story.


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