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Limbo – LFF 2020 Review

Writer-director Ben Sharrock has made something very special with Limbo. In this film about a group of displaced refugees awaiting asylum on an anonymous Hebridean island, he manages to deliver humour,...
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The Intruder – LFF 2020 Review

There is something really eerie about watching someone perform a voice-over. Inés is a voice actor who is first seen, mid-session, dubbing a porn film. Listening to the emotions coming from Inés’ voice, in...
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200 Meters – LFF 2020 Review

Mustafa (Ali Suliman) lives in the West Bank while his wife and children live in Israel. In order to see them, he must slowly make his way through a very intimidating border check. It is the only path through...
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Shadow Country – LFF 2020 Review

A small village in Czechoslovakia has had its nationality swapped numerous times. Its position near a contentious border means it has belonged to several countries; the one thing that remains constant is its...
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Saint Maud – Review

Saint Maud is one of those horror films that settles in, sinking deeper into your bones long after it’s finished. Maud is a private carer who is posted to look after terminally ill choreographer Amanda....
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The Devil All the Time – Review

American epics often weave their stories through the decades, bolstered by a cast of characters who run the length and breadth of the morality spectrum, making their way through a world that’s changing...
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Da 5 Bloods – Review

Four African American veterans return to Vietnam to hunt for gold and the lost remains of their fallen leader, Stormin’ Norman. From the beginning it is clear that this is no return to glory, but a story of...
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The Uncertain Kingdom – Review

The Uncertain Kingdom is an anthology of twenty short films. The project commissioned different artists across various disciplines to each produce a short vignette of how they see the UK. Using fiction,...
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Coffee & Kareem – Review

As part of its promotion, Coffee & Kareem released a number of posters that paid homage to films past; Die Hard and 48 Hours, among others. Presumably meant to reflect the levels of action and comedy they...