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The Commune – Review

After finding success with his adaptation of Hardy’s Far From the Maddening Crowd, Thomas Vinterberg returns to his native language for a dramatic study into both isolation and community in which the...
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The BFG – Review

It's hard to think of a more faithful recent adaptation than Spielberg's The BFG. Certainly among blockbusters, it is absolutely the work of a filmmaker caught under the spell of a much-loved novel. The...
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Tale Of Tales – Review

Tale of Tales is either very much your film or it isn’t in the slightest. Almost certainly destined for cult adoration, Matteo Garrone’s latest feature is a rare oddity: imaginative, arresting, baffling...
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Miles Ahead – Review

It's hard to determine exactly what director, co-writer, and star Don Cheadle thinks of Davis. If he adores him, then that never comes through in his film; and if he has nothing but contempt for him, then...
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Loev – BFI Flare 2016 Review

In the aftermath of the Indian supreme court’s disheartening decision to recriminalise homosexuality, Sudhanshu Saria’s tender but revealing romance pulsates with the sad legacy of a national move to...
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News of the Week – 4th March 2016

The Weekly Report All news contained herein corresponds to the world of film. The Weekly Report will seek to cover general film news that has emerged over the last seven days. 88th Academy Awards...
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Saint Amour – Berlinale 2016 Review

At times the premise of Saint Amour feels uncannily similar to Alexander Payne's Sideways, a comparison that will not work to its favour as it slumps in the shadow of a far superior film. That's not to say...