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Belfast – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2021 as part of London Film Festival. The glinting silver off the Titanic Quarters, the sweeping green of Cave Hill, the bouncing yellow of the Harland &...
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Flee – LFF 2021 Review

There may be rest now - Amin is an accomplished academic, living with his partner Kasper in Copenhagen, settled with a cat and looking at houses - but director Jonas Poher Rasmussen knows that there is more...
Memoria

Memoria – LFF 2021 Review

Expat florist Jessica wakes to the sudden sound of a mysterious boom. She hears it again walking down the streets of Bogotá, and again having a short rest after visiting her sister Karen in hospital - a...
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Never Gonna Snow Again – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our LFF coverage. For a comedy-drama that hovers between life and death, Never Gonna Snow Again is achingly beautiful. Szumowska and Engerlt...
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Queen of Glory – LFF 2021 Review

PhD candidate Sarah (Mensah) sees her young adult life opening up before her. She’s successful in academia - a place she has forged her own path away from her Ghanian, and very Christian, immigrant family....
Odd Job Men

The Odd-Job Men – LFF 2021 Review

Absurdity and verisimilitude underpin Neus Ballús’ slice of life comedy following three repairmen on a week of assignments across Barcelona. These run the gamut from mundane to just strange enough to be...
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Mass – LFF 2021 Review

As soon as Richard and Linda arrive at a small middle American church, it is painfully obvious that neither they nor the couple they are meeting (Jay and Gail, who have circled the block a few times) will find...
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The Alleys – LFF 2021 Review

Ali is a small-time hustler, earning commission every time he brings a big spender to a nightclub, and Lana is the daughter of the most respected stylist - and single mother - in east Amman. But this modern...
Limbo

Limbo – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Writer-director Ben Sharrock has made something very special with Limbo. In this film about a group of...
Herself

Herself – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a heartfelt tear-jerker that manages to reckon with the violence of a system...
Wildfire

Wildfire – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Wildfire bursts onto the screen with Kelly (the late Nika McGuigan) returning home a year after being reported...
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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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Supernova – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Director Harry Macqueen’s second feature explores the well-trodden theme of terminal illness through the...