Jessica Kiang

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‘Art Talent Show’ Review: A Witty, Wiseman-esque Documentary About Art School Staff and Their Aspiring Students

“Self-presentation, right?” says one teacher, riffling unimpressed through the box portfolio of an applicant for next term at art school. “It’s extreme self-presentation and absolutely nothing else,” shrugs another, before noticing the...

‘Silence 6-9’ Review: An Enigmatic, Allegorical, Slow-Burn Romance That Wonders If Love Can Live in Limbo

Sodium streetlights buzz. Antennas hum. Insects chirrup — or is that the bleeping of some faraway, half-dreamt electronic machine? The world of Christos Passalis’ sensitive, surreal, slow-reveal “Silence 6-9” is quiet, but...

‘June Zero’ Review: Jake Paltrow’s Frustratingly Split-Focus Hebrew-Language Eichmann Execution Drama

However many books and movies take it as their subject, a historical travesty on the incomprehensible scale of the Holocaust must always contain within it an uncountable number of untold stories. Given...

Jessica Kiang

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