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A Brixton Tale – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage. Working-class boy falls in love with high-bred girl, a premise as old as time. In A Brixton Tale, they are...
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The World to Come – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage. “You don’t think there’s a cage that can work to our benefit?” ponders Abigail (Katherine...
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Riders of Justice – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage. Coincidences are thoroughly dissected in Riders of Justice, a thriller that puts to the test all the...
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Nobody – Review

Hutch (Bob Odenkirk), a middle-aged accountant, sees his house broken into by a couple of young, trembling assailants. Nothing much is taken, but his role as the man of the house stands on wobbly ground as...
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Cruella – Review

At a certain point in Cruella, the protagonist admits, rather defeated, “People need a villain to believe in and I’m happy to fit the bill”. She is tired albeit determined, staring the archetype of the...
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The Mauritanian – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage. Another film to be added to the 9/11 true story trope, The Mauritanian follows the legal proceedings to...
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Stray – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Told almost entirely from the point of view of strays roaming the crowded streets of Istanbul, Elizabeth...
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Ammonite – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Following his sublime directorial debut, God’s Own Country, Francis Lee once again delves into feelings of...