Saturday October 24, 2020

Film: A pointless remake that goes nowhere

Pale imitation of a much-admired original

28th February, 2016
Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor in The Secret In Their Eyes

The Secret In Their Eyes; Directed by Billy Ray; Nationwide, 15A; Rating: 

The Propaganda Game; Directed by Alvaro Longoria; IFI, no cert; Rating: 

For every Hollywood remake that matches the original, there are 20 that don’t. And now there’s another. Like a photograph of a photograph, this English-language remake of the Argentinian crime thriller The Secret In Their Eyes is a pale imitation of a much-admired original. Despite the presence of...

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