Holmes v. Starling: Dawn Of Injustice – The Mauritanian (Film Review)

Posted by - March 30, 2021
Jodie Foster stars in this true to life political thriller as a Defence Attorney Nancy Hollander, with Shailene Woodley alongside her as her legal aid Teri Duncan. The man they defend is the titular Mauritanian named Mohamedou Ould Slahi (played by Tahar Rahim) who has been locked up in Guantanamo Bay for several years. The
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“Torture Tactics in America’s Political Playground” – The Mauritanian (GFF Film Review)

Posted by - February 25, 2021
Humanitarian concerns surrounding the practices used within the Guantánamo Bay military prisons are a critical discourse within the playground of US politics. The prison, known for its high-profile detainees, including men suspected of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre, became a subject of great concern once the methods of military interrogation leaked

“I’m God’s Lonely Man.” – Taxi Driver at 45

Posted by - February 8, 2021
From the billowing steam emanating from one of New York City’s manhole covers emerges a yellow taxi cab, rolling through another night of ferrying NY citizens around from borough to borough. There are not many other openings in film history that establish the texture and mindset of a film in quite the same way as