Neruda – Review

Off the back of his Jackie Kennedy bio comes Neruda, Pablo Larraín’s portrait of the womanizing poet-politician unusually told from the perspective of the detective inspector attempting to track him down....
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Signature Move – BFI Flare 2017 Review

Signature Move lies at the intersection of women’s wrestling, closeted homosexuality and the communities of Mexican and Pakistani diaspora in today’s Chicago. A portrait of people on the move, whether this...
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Aquarius – Review

Kleber Mendonça Filho returns to the north-eastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco to vent his anger at the redevelopment of one of its coastal towns. His condemnation comes in the form of an intimate personal...
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Torrey Pines – BFI Flare 2017 Review

Clyde Petersen’s autobiographical animated feature film is this year’s Centrepiece Screening at BFI Flare. A tale of queer prepubescence, Petersen articulates the fleeting memories of a cross-country road...
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The Student – Review

Religious fundamentalism is perhaps a slightly more unconventional teenage fad than a new body piercing or tattoo but, as The Student makes clear, it works just as well at getting you out of PE. The concept...
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LoveTrue – Review

The recent preoccupation in documentary film with revealing the processes that occur behind the scenes has led to Kirsten Johnson’s autobiographical docu-memoir Cameraperson, and Robert Greene’s...