Dev Patel in a still from Hotel Mumbai (category IIB), directed by Anthony Maras.

Hotel Mumbai film review: 2008 terrorist attacks recreated in intense true-life thriller

  • The film has a documentary like realism, and the action has a breathless intensity
  • The terrorists are portrayed as emotionless killers and the victims are larger than life
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Dev Patel in a still from Hotel Mumbai (category IIB), directed by Anthony Maras.
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(From left) Roman Christou, Linda Cardellini and Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen in a scene from The Curse of La Llorona (category: IIB), directed by Michael Chaves.

The Curse of La Llorona film review: The Conjuring horror universe expands into Latin American folklore

  • Linda Cardellini plays a widowed social worker in 1970s Los Angeles, whose family is targeted by the malevolent spirit of a 300-year-old Mexican woman
  • The period setting is just a backdrop for what turns out to be a conventional, if occasionally effective, ghost story
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(From left) Roman Christou, Linda Cardellini and Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen in a scene from The Curse of La Llorona (category: IIB), directed by Michael Chaves.
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