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Louder Than Bombs – Review

As with his previous film, Oslo, August 31st, Joachim Trier's finest directing moments in Louder Than Bombs come with voiceovers and memories, plus one excellent extended party sequence. For his English...
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Chronic – Review

Winner of the Best Screenplay Award at last year’s Cannes Festival, Chronic makes Michael Haneke’s Amour feel like a Richard Curtis romcom. Michel Franco’s camera intrudes, cold and clinical, on...

Rams – Review

It’s a rare beast of a film that can provoke genuine gut laughs alongside moments of true anguish, but Rams achieves both, with undeniably greater emphasis on the latter. The film is neither comedy nor...
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News of the Week – 5th Feb 2016

The Weekly Report All news contained herein corresponds to the world of film. The Weekly Report will seek to cover general film news that has emerged over the last seven days. The End of...

Madonna – Cannes 2015 Review

A brave central performance from Hye-rim Moon goes a small way towards redeeming the broad feeling of frustration left by Su-won Shin’s Madonna. With shades of Almodóvar’s Talk to Her, an interesting...

Mommy – LFF Review

Most filmmakers can only dream of having made five features and winning the Jury Prize at Cannes by the age of 25. Most filmmakers aren’t Xavier Dolan. With Mommy he shows off his frighteningly assured...

Leviathan – LFF Review

Zvyagintsev’s direction builds small character moments into a powerful story of corruption, betrayal and despair. This is Russia, and it’s not pretty. Farcical comedy clashes with the downtrodden hopes...