Posts by Yasmine Kandil

Good One – first-look review

By Yasmine Kandil

India Donaldson's feature debut is a naturalistic portrait of the tensions between young women and their fathers as a teenager takes a hiking trip with her dad and his best friend.

Memory review – a frustratingly shallow character study

By Yasmine Kandil

Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard star in Michel Franco's dour drama about high school classmates who unexpectedly reunite amid painful circumstances.


Memory – first-look review

By Yasmine Kandil

Michel Franco's drama about the chokehold of the past boasts star power in Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard, but never quite delivers on its emotional premise.

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