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Wonderstruck – LFF 2017 Review

To call a movie set in two distinct time periods a "film of two halves" might seem overly trite, but unfortunately, it’s the best possible descriptor for Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck. Taking place in both...
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Ava – LFF 2017 Review

Selected for this year’s official competition is Léa Mysius’ striking debut Ava. A film about how the onset of blindness in a thirteen-year-old girl heightens the acuity of her other senses, Ava is as...

Ma Ma – Review

This deeply unfashionable weepie about the final-year dramas of a terminally ill woman would seem a remove from the usual signature of its maverick Basque director, Julio Medem. More commonly associated with...
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Carol – Review

Every now and then a film makes you fall in love with cinema all over again. Often it’s hard to explain why. Maybe it’s the glimmering, burnished beauty of the cinematography. Maybe it’s the guiding...