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The Power of the Dog – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Jane Campion’s latest film, an adaptation of Thomas Savage’s The Power of the Dog, is a masterful...
The Card Counter

The Card Counter – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our coverage for Venice Film Festival. The Card Counter marks a highly anticipated return for Paul Schrader, after his career-best First...
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Spencer – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Pablo Larraín’s Princess Diana biopic, Spencer, gets about as far away from a cradle-to-grave template as...
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Last Night in Soho – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Last Night in Soho starts shakily, with the slow establishment of Ellie’s (Thomasin McKenzie) move to...
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Cryptozoo – Review

This film was previously reviewed in January 2021 as part of our Sundance Festival coverage. Dash Shaw and Jane Samborski’s Cryptozoo takes viewers on a journey along with cryptozookeepers who set out to...
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The French Dispatch – Review

This film was previously reviewed in July 2021 as part of our Cannes Film Festival coverage. One of Cannes Film Festival’s most anticipated films, Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, is a love letter to...
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Dune – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Much has been made of Denis Villeneuve’s crusade for the physical institution of cinema but one thing is...
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The Bacchus Lady – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2016 as part of our LFF coverage. Both frothy and melancholy, The Bacchus Lady dives into its unexpected tale of one of South Korea’s infamous "Bacchus ladies"...
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Drive My Car – NYFF 2021 Review

Inspired by author Haruki Murakami’s short story of the same title, writer-director Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Cannes Best Screenplay winner Drive My Car is an avant-garde metatextual curation interweaving...
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Flee – LFF 2021 Review

There may be rest now - Amin is an accomplished academic, living with his partner Kasper in Copenhagen, settled with a cat and looking at houses - but director Jonas Poher Rasmussen knows that there is more...
Memoria

Memoria – LFF 2021 Review

Expat florist Jessica wakes to the sudden sound of a mysterious boom. She hears it again walking down the streets of Bogotá, and again having a short rest after visiting her sister Karen in hospital - a...
7 Days

7 Days – LFF 2021 Review

Will the COVID-19 pandemic ever end? Not if cinema has its way. For reasons that are bemusing at best, the film and television industry seems determined to preserve the misery of the last 18 months in...
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Never Gonna Snow Again – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our LFF coverage. For a comedy-drama that hovers between life and death, Never Gonna Snow Again is achingly beautiful. Szumowska and Engerlt...
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The Velvet Underground – Review

Almost fifty years since The Velvet Underground went their separate ways, their legacy only grows. Now understood as pivotal in pushing the boundaries of music at the time, Todd Haynes’ documentary tells the...