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Charlie’s Angels – Review

A pop feminist, blingy advert for girl power could have been a fun, if fluffy, night at the cinema, but unfortunately the new Charlie’s Angels is let down by a script that neither serves the predictable plot...
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Seberg – Venice 2019 Review

What is it, exactly, with all of this late-‘60s revivalism? Have the eighties played out already? Perhaps it’s a nostalgic symptom of turning into the next terrifyingly unsure decade – has America been...
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JT LeRoy – Review

This review was originally published as part of our BFI Flare coverage on 05/04/2019. There’s no denying that the scandal and secrecy of writer JT LeRoy make for a fascinating story. In this retelling, it...
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Lizzie – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 03/10/2018. Lizzie wastes no time laying out its theories as to who committed the 1892 Borden murders, a grisly double...
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Lizzie – LFF 2018 Review

Lizzie wastes no time laying out its theories as to who committed the 1892 Borden murders, a grisly double homicide by hatchet for which no one was ever found guilty. Opening on the immediate aftermath of the...
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Personal Shopper – Review

Best described as "divisive" at its Cannes premiere, Olivier Assayas and Kristen Stewart's brave and uncategorisable second collaboration Personal Shopper swings fearlessly for the fences and only narrowly...
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Certain Women – Review

If Alice Munro made films, you’d pray they’d look like this. Kelly Reichardt’s adaptation of short stories by Montana native Maile Meloy has a staggeringly subtle touch, and is an experience more...
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Café Society – Review

Early on in Café Society, Woody Allen’s 47th film, Jesse Eisenberg’s character meekly hires a prostitute. It’s his first such transaction, and he’s edgy. When she finally arrives, he’s gone off the...