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Another Round – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Another Round sees the Danish dream team of Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Vinterberg finally back together, eight...
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Bad Tales – LFF 2020 Review

Through several sinister vignettes, Bad Tales (originally titled Favolacce) covers the usual traumas of childhood: feeling inadequate about grades, awful canteen cooking, the terror of teenage pregnancy. In a...
After Love

After Love – LFF 2020 Review

Writer-director Aleem Khan’s feature debut focuses on Mary (Joanna Scanlan), a woman who discovers that her husband has a secret life just days after his sudden and unexpected death. She stares across the...
Limbo

Limbo – LFF 2020 Review

Writer-director Ben Sharrock has made something very special with Limbo. In this film about a group of displaced refugees awaiting asylum on an anonymous Hebridean island, he manages to deliver humour,...
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The Intruder – LFF 2020 Review

There is something really eerie about watching someone perform a voice-over. Inés is a voice actor who is first seen, mid-session, dubbing a porn film. Listening to the emotions coming from Inés’ voice, in...
If It Were Love

If It Were Love – LFF 2020 Review

If It Were Love is a hypnotic illustration of life, art and how the two fold into one another. The documentary follows 15 young dancers rehearsing and performing a movement piece. The performances is an ode to...
Genuspan

Genus Pan – LFF 2020 Review

Lav Díaz is a master in finding beauty in the organic poetry of slowness. From the 625 minutes of 2006’s Evolution Of A Filipino Family to the mere 80 of 2011’s Elegy to the Visitor From the Revolution,...
Wildfire

Wildfire – LFF 2020 Review

Wildfire bursts onto the screen with Kelly (the late Nika McGuigan) returning home a year after being reported as missing; her sister, Lauren (Nora-Jane Noone), overwhelmed to see her once again. Instantly it...
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200 Meters – LFF 2020 Review

Mustafa (Ali Suliman) lives in the West Bank while his wife and children live in Israel. In order to see them, he must slowly make his way through a very intimidating border check. It is the only path through...