Francois Cluzet

Scribe – Review

When unemployed Duval (François Cluzet) is offered a job transcribing phone calls for a suspiciously vague "security firm", he blindly accepts, desperate to prove his worth in the world and get back to a life...
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The Beguiled – Review

Colin Farrell fucks his way to freedom in this intoxicating remake of Don Siegel and Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Southern Gothic. Sofia Coppola’s version is faithful to the original, but adopts a more restrained...
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Cars 3 – Review

Although it’s hardly the most eagerly anticipated Pixar film of recent years, Cars 3 is great fun. While elements of the plot are nonsensical or just not adequately thought through, both the screenplay and...
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Team Talk – Spider-Man: Homecoming

In the past 15 years, we've had three Spider-Man franchises, and three web-slinging crusaders. With Spider-Man: Homecoming out this week, we get our youngest of them all in Tom Holland, with able support from...
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Anti Matter – Review

Anti Matter throws a lot of balls in the air at the outset but impressively manages to juggle them all, delivering a taut thriller that should appeal to both hard sci-fi fans and those who don’t know their...
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It Comes at Night – Review

Trey Edward Shults' second feature is one that comes from a place of deep anguish. As the director himself has previously pointed out, the film was made following the death of a relative, and the first thing...
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The Midwife – Review

French legends Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot go tête à tête in The Midwife. Despite the rather twee sun-dappled publicity images, Martin Provost’s film plays like a less grim and more substantial...
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Tommy’s Honour – Review

Tommy’s Honour makes for an enjoyable slice of social history and provides enough interest from community and familial drama to eclipse the attentions of the niche audience segment who care about the history...
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The Last Word – Review

The Last Word is a rare and unusual treat which ignores the obsessive boundaries of Hollywood genre filmmaking, and is all the richer for it. It takes a while to find its groove, however; the opening,...
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Team Talk – Baby Driver

Edgar Wright's Baby Driver finally came screeching into cinemas this week, set to what is arguably one of the greatest soundtracks in recent years and featuring a superb cast made up of the likes of Kevin...
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Romans – EIFF 2017 Review

Romans tells a mostly gripping and urgent story, but the film’s underwhelming and sometimes misjudged decisions keep it from rising above superior fare that tackles similar issues, namely Spotlight and...
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The House – Review

They say the House always wins. Unfortunately, that's not the case in this hit-and-miss comedy from first-time director (and co-writer) Andrew Jay Cohen, but there are still some guilty-pleasure laughs to be...
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A Man Called Ove – Review

On first introduction, Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is a grumbling, busybody stickler whose pedantic neighbourhood rule enforcement and chastisement is likely to be interpreted as over-the-top. The dry comedy of the...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming – Review

Forget Tobey Maguire. Forget Andrew Garfield. Tom Holland is Spider-Man. He blows away all past competition with a star-making performance full of endearingly hyperactive charisma and a formidable screen...