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Graduation (Bacalaureat) – Review

Joint winner of Best Director at Cannes 2016, Cristian Mungiu returns with his finest work since his sublime Palme d'Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days with Graduation, an intelligent, elegant, morally...
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Personal Shopper – Review

Best described as "divisive" at its Cannes premiere, Olivier Assayas and Kristen Stewart's brave and uncategorisable second collaboration Personal Shopper swings fearlessly for the fences and only narrowly...
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Elle – Review

Raucous, outrageous and more than a little bit preposterous, Paul Verhoeven's provocative “rape comedy” Elle will ruffle feathers for its apparently callous use of rape as a narrative device – but,...
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Lost in France – Review

Peculiar choice of title aside (at no point does anyone get lost in France, either physically or spiritually), Lost in France is an unusual and not particularly audience-inclusive film, not least because it's...
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Loving – Review

Its fascinating subject and a pair of wonderfully nuanced performances - from the glowing and defiant Ruth Negga in particular - can't keep Loving from feeling somewhat safe and unadventurous, helmed though it...
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Paterson – Cannes 2016 Review

Warm, heartfelt, and unpretentious, Jim Jarmusch's latest is an absolute delight. Paterson (Adam Driver, dependably excellent as a gentle bus driver/poet with great depth) and Laura (Golshifteh...
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Men and Chicken – Review

Dark, intermittently hilarious and downright peculiar throughout, Men and Chicken offers a mixed bag as comedy and drama are both touched upon, albeit without either approach to this farcical tale ever...
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The Daughter – Review

With powerful performances, gorgeous cinematography and a score to make you weep, The Daughter is independent drama at its finest. Picking a highlight from the uniformly excellent cast is no mean feat,...