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The Wonder – Review

"We are nothing without stories, so we invite you to believe in this one.” These are the words that introduce The Wonder. Adapted from the novel by Emma Donoghue, the film begins not in the Irish Midlands in...
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Gloria Bell – Review

2017's A Fantastic Woman, Chilean director Sebastián Lelio's fifth film, was celebrated as a critical darling for a multitude of well-earned reasons – not least being Lelio's rich characterisation of Marina...
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Disobedience – Review

With his second release of 2018, Sebastián Lelio attempts to trade one fantastic woman for two. But don’t be fooled by the promotional images of Rachel-on-Rachel (Weisz and McAdams). Disobedience isn’t a...
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A Fantastic Woman – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 27/09/17 as part of London Film Festival. A Fantastic Woman arrives with a lot of prestige behind it. Sebastian Lelio’s film won the Silver Lion at Berlin after rave...
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A Fantastic Woman – LFF 2017 Review

A Fantastic Woman arrives at the London Film Festival with a lot of prestige behind it. Sebastian Lelio’s film won the Silver Lion at Berlin after rave reviews, and boasts both Pablo Larraín and Maren Ade...