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Film Review: Ohm Krüger

One can tell a lot about the psyche of a culture from its entertainment. The cinema of Nazi Germany, most synonymous with Reifenstahl’s beautifully shot propaganda documentary Triumph of  the Will, affords us a unique insight into what such a tightly restrictive regime wanted to impress upon a populace, and many of their cinematic outings…

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Silence: A Review

Martin Scorsese’s latest epic, Silence (based on the book by Shusaku Endo) centres on the character of Father Sebastião Rodrigues, a Portuguese Jesuit priest who travels to Japan along with his friend Father Francisco Garrpe, to find their former mentor Father Cristóvão Ferreira. Ferreira (played by Liam Neeson) is rumoured to have apostatised; to have…