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Summerland – Review

Summerland, from writer-director Jessica Swale, is a period drama that focuses on Alice (Gemma Arterton), a reclusive writer living on her own who spends her days researching, endlessly working away at her...
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Misbehaviour – Review

Philippa Lowthorpe’s latest feature immediately roots itself in its historical moment: before its opening title Misbehaviour has cut between divorced London mother interviewing for a spot at university, a...
Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox – Review

When a film is released with next to no warning or hype, it means one of two things: a car crash is being cleaned up before too many people see it, or the finished film is so good it will grab attention...
Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane – Review

Jessica Chastain is a good actress. That sentence is not a shock to anybody. Miss Sloane, both engaging and middling, is a wonderful reminder of her excellent talent. From the first frame, Chastain grabs the...
Concussion

Concussion – Review

There are a lot of interesting stories knocking about in Concussion. The compassionate Nigerian doctor Bennet Omalu is a fascinating example of the American Dream made flesh, and his unearthing of a massive...

Belle – Review

Proof that the costume drama can go beyond chocolate-box sweet and address issues greater than its genre, Belle is a sumptuous love letter to the classic period film that nevertheless asks you to stop and...