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Sound of Metal – Review

This film was previously reviewed in April 2021 for its digital release. Early on in Sound of Metal, a group of deaf addicts sign a prayer that’s common in 12-step programmes: “God grant us the serenity...
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Ismael’s Ghosts – Review

In what is their seventh collaboration together, Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric offer up a fevered, impenetrable film that might prove too inaccessible even for French art-house cinema, which might...
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Never Ever – Venice 2016 Review

In the wake of The Babadook new ghost stories should be welcomed with open arms. However, Never Ever squanders its potential by being utterly tedious. The first half of Never Ever actually intrigues as...
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My Golden Days – LFF Review

In blending Jean-Pierre Jeunet-esque whimsical adventure with a sentimentalised recollection of past love Desplechin straddles and ultimately crosses the line between charm and irksomeness. Stylistically...