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The Suicide Squad – Review

It’s amazing how big a difference a definite article makes. The original Suicide Squad had a less than favourable reception and reeked of panicked studio interference. Now James Gunn, armed with the...
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Limbo – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Writer-director Ben Sharrock has made something very special with Limbo. In this film about a group of...
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It Must Be Heaven – Review

Elia Suleiman is trying to make a film about his native Palestine. It'll be about the conflict, but with a focus on the people living through it, and it'll be a comedy. To get it financed he must travel to...
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Pieces of a Woman – Review

The opening scene of Pieces of a Woman may well prove to be the point which either wins or loses its audience. It begins with Martha (Vanessa Kirby) experiencing labour pains while her partner Sean (Shia...
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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...