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Human Factors – Review

This film was previously reviewed in January 2021 as part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage. In the aftermath of having their holiday home invaded, Jan (Mark Waschke), Nina (Sabrina Timoteo) and their...
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Palm Springs – Review

Apparently conceptualised upon Groundhog Day, Palm Springs is director Max Barbakow and writer Andy Siara’s subversive foray into the romcom genre set in an infinite time loop. This meaty genre subversion...
The Farewell

The Farewell – Sundance London Review

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cringe at awkward speeches – The Farewell is like any good family wedding, or any good funeral come to think of it. In her sophomore feature, writer-director Lulu Wang...
Columbus

Columbus – Review

A wayward friendship made in passing in a similar manner to Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation, Cho’s slightly dickish but quietly wounded Jin and Richardson’s similarly hurt but enthusiastic Casey meet...
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Hearts Beat Loud – Review

A film with a synopsis that must check every box in the ‘Sundance movie’ criteria, Hearts Beat Loud is a light, enjoyable film that washes over you - though perhaps doesn’t linger in the mind long after...
A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story – Review

After the success of Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), David Lowery reunites Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara in a time-travelling, existential yarn about the dislocation of grief. Questioning why we become...