Uneven story of comical subterfuge.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: There can be no discrediting the spark that Nadine Labaki shows with her sophomore effort, Where Do We Go Now? After hitting it big both critically and commercially with Caramel (2007), she has fearlessly seized the ensuing...
'70s Beirut takes form in female-driven melodrama.
When films with strong women characters, aimed at a largely female audience, came out of Hollywood, they patronisingly dubbed them 'women’s pictures" or 'women’s melodramas". It was patronising because male-oriented stories were never subjected...