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La La Land – Review

Damien Chazelle's third feature, La La Land, confirms two trends in the director's still relatively young career. Firstly, an inclination towards jazz. Secondly, a tendency to make thrilling, moving...
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Office – LFF Review

As an elevator pitch – Hong Kong musical corporate satire – Office takes some beating. Sadly, the result is less complex and less bonkers than that logline would suggest. There are some enjoyably quirky...

London Road – Review

London Road is imaginative and bold. Characters talk and sing (sometimes jarringly) as real-life residents of London Road, the area irrevocably affected by 2006’s Ipswich murders. What they express is...

The Last Five Years – Review

Broadway and musicals are a perfect couple. However, problems arise when you decide to add another to the relationship: the medium of film. On stage, energy is easy to sustain - and that is likely where The...

Jersey Boys – Review

Clint Eastwood helming the film version of an international smash-hit musical generates enormous expectations-  and many will blame him for seemingly adopting an “If it ain’t broke… ”...