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The Lost Daughter – Review

This film was previously reviewed in September 2021 as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage. Directing your debut feature as an established actor has its pros and cons. You can call in favours to land...
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The Father – Review

Adapted by Florian Zeller from his stage play of the same name, The Father is a film about the ravages of time in the vein of Michael Haneke’s Amour. But while Haneke presented his subjects with clinical...
The Favourite

The Favourite – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Venice Film Festival coverage on 31/08/2018. Yorgos Lanthimos and his tragicomic experiments have been a favourite of arthouse cinema for years now, from...
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The Favourite – Venice 2018 Review

Yorgos Lanthimos and his tragicomic experiments have been a favourite of arthouse cinema for years now, from the bloody Dogtooth and The Killing of a Sacred Deer to the oddly tender The Lobster. If his...

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...

Cuban Fury – Review

There's one word to describe Cuban Fury, and that's delightful. A light and fluffy meringue of a film, it romps through its sequinned plot with well-meaning gusto, led by its brilliant cast rather than its...