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Creepy – Berlinale 2016 Review

The fact that a horror film named Creepy fails to be the slightest bit creepy is the first crime of Kurosawa's impotent serial killer thriller. Further crimes include a script that is burdened by boring...
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Genius – Berlinale 2016 Review

Regardless of its subject matter, calling a film Genius is, naturally, a risky move; that said, while the film fails to live up to its namesake, it's a starry, solid account of a literary icon and the man who...
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Soy Nero – Berlinale 2016 Review

The world is determined by borders; some are literal borders that separate states, while others are imagined borders that fundamentally shape identity and govern belonging. Both, however, provide the...
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War On Everyone – Review

After the one-two punch of The Guard and Calvary, John Michael McDonagh had pretty much guaranteed our interest in whatever he chose to do next; it's a shame, then, that War on Everyone is such a...
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24 Weeks – Berlinale 2016 Review

Anyone who knows anything about this film is promised by its premise that it will not be comfortable viewing. Warning: it isn't. At all. 24 Weeks is one of those films you will only watch once but it'll stay...
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Indignation – Berlinale 2016 Review

For such a distinguished novelist it's a shame that Philip Roth hasn't enjoyed a great adaptation of his work - until now. Schamus' debut feature is a rich but restrained account of a nation on the precipice...