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Mary Poppins Returns – Review

While not technically part of the trend for live-action Disney remakes, Mary Poppins Returns has a symmetry with the 1964 film that is hard to miss. There’s Americans playing cockneys, children stepping into...
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Ghostbusters – Review

It could have gone so many ways. But there are countless genuine great laughs throughout Ghostbusters, which continue the whole film through - the sign of a truly great comedy. Kate McKinnon is a...
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The Here After – Review

The silence and sprawling landscapes in Magnus Von Horn’s debut feature make for a fairly interesting dissection of what happens after an event, rather than the event itself. Examining masculinity and...

Too Late – RDFF review

John Hawkes is a joy to watch as a throwback to 70’s lone wolf private investigators. His lazy confidence as he seemingly throws out his lines never stops him savouring every word. The narrative structure...
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The Carrier – RDFF review

High voltage action from The Carrier will have you on the edge of your seat, and - even more impressively - it does so with a tiny budget. Without the luxury of big visuals and big effects, the same level...
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Meet Pursuit Delange – RDFF review

Seemingly attempting to be Withnail & I, Meet Pursuit Delange joins together several genres, and even more plots in its strange attempt to be funny. The jokes are terribly outdated, with race, sexuality...
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Happy 140 – RDFF review

Strong performances from the entire cast make Happy 140 the intense character driven drama that it is. A bit twee at times, the falling apart of a friendship when money is thrown into the mix could have been...
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Gored – RDFF review

While Gored raises some intriguing points about how matadors face death every time they step into the ring, it fails to explore fully why it is they do it. Bull fighting is a controversial custom, something...