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Benjamin – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 21/10/2018. Benjamin is a bleak and hilarious glimpse straight into the mind of Simon Amstell. His insecurities and...
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 21/10/2018. While Melissa McCarthy has found name recognition, widespread acclaim and even an Academy Award nomination for...
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Destroyer – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 16/10/2018. You can’t even look at a still of Destroyer without discussing the elephant in the room. Nicole Kidman blows...
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Vice – Review

Art is as much about what you don’t paint as it is about what you do. The negative space, the pregnant pause, silence between the beats – there’s power in the gaps. Vice works best when it explores the...
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The Front Runner – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 15/10/2018. It’s a tough time to talk about America; any film covering politics is drawn into the vortex of the...
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Mortal Engines – Review

It’s been 10 years since Peter Jackson picked up Philip Reeve’s seminal YA novel, and decided to shepherd it to the silver screen. Mortal Engines is finally rolling into cinemas, and like the mighty...
Ralph Breaks The Internet

Ralph Breaks the Internet – Review

Ultimately, whether you like Ralph Breaks the Internet comes down to a simple question that we must all ask ourselves at some point in our lives: How do you feel about billionaire conglomerates nakedly...
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Assassination Nation – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 21/10/2018 as part of the London Film Festival. Assassination Nation kicks off with a slew of trigger warnings – a fun gag letting you know all the sordid topics to be...
A Private War

A Private War – LFF 2018 Review

A Private War dives right into two warzones. One is more literal, as we meet real-life journalist Marie Colvin chasing down leads in the Sri Lankan rainforest, the other raging within her psyche. Each is well...
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Benjamin – LFF 2018 Review

Benjamin is a bleak and hilarious glimpse straight into the mind of Simon Amstell. His insecurities and witticisms are laid bare in a searing indictment of London, the arts and (of course) himself. “JUST...