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Movie Review: Jeppe Rønde’s ‘Bridgend’

"Brigend" is a relentlessly downbeat film, and lacking a dramatically satisfying conclusion, it's a film that can be admired for its execution, even as it keeps viewers at arm's length. Read More »

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Bridgend’ in Its North American Premiere

'Bridgend,' Josh O'Connor, Hannah Murray, Tribeca Film Festival 2015

When mysterious suicides bring an inspector and his daughter Sara to the town of Bridgend, Wales, there is no respite for the father and daughter. Both caught up in the evil atmospheres of the town and the surrounding dark forests. Sara becomes estranged from her father and the inspector grows more tyrannical as the situation moves from bad to worse. There is no explanation why teens are killing themselves and everyone wonders who will be next. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part Three

St. David's Head

The magnificence of Tintern Abbey, and the beauty of St. David's, where according to legend St. Patrick set sail for Ireland. Read More »