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The Lost Daughter – Venice 2021 Review

Directing your debut feature as an established actor has its pros and cons. You can call in favours to land a stellar cast including Olivia Colman, Ed Harris, Dakota Johnson, Paul Mescal and Jessie Buckley,...
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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...
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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...