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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,...
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Green Room – Review

Green Room has a decent concept compared to what one might expect of a thriller/slasher flick: an unsigned band (all very credibly acted) plays a last-minute gig at a seedy, backwater venue, leading to...
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Truman – Review

How do you face death? On your own terms or scrapping every step of the way? It’s a question we have to face more and more often as an ageing population, and one that Truman answers brilliantly. Despite...
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High-Rise – Review

High-Rise is quite the experience: weird, twisted, debauched – and sometimes downright confusing in its meanderings between multiple characters and bizarre scenarios.  The claustrophobic atmosphere of the...
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Hitchcock/Truffaut – Review

Hitchcock/Truffaut is a gentle but revealing documentary, 50 years on from the exhaustive interviews conducted by François Truffaut. Concentrating on re-evaluating Hitchcock’s work and the context...
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The Survivalist – Review

The Survivalist’s plot of a man living in a dangerous, post-apocalyptic world after its oil runs out feels deceptively new, but it ends up treading the same ground as countless other films, books and TV...
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The Assassin – Review

The Assassin is undeniably one of the most beautiful-looking films to come out all year - however fans of interesting characters, cinematic thrills and coherent narratives should look elsewhere. A...
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Carol – Review

Every now and then a film makes you fall in love with cinema all over again. Often it’s hard to explain why. Maybe it’s the glimmering, burnished beauty of the cinematography. Maybe it’s the guiding...
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Veteran – Review

Ryoo Seung-wan returns after a two year break with his hilarious box office smash Veteran. Following police inspector Seo Do-cheal (Hwang Jung-min) cracking smuggling rings and taking down big money...
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Outcast – Review

Show Nick Powell's debut to some poor soul and ask who, in this monstrosity of a film, can boast a shiny gold statue called Oscar on their mantle and they may assume you’ve been lobotomised. Fear not,...