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Film Review: Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s latest in a formidable run of surprisingly intimate blockbusters (the Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Interstellar) is an account of the Dun…

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Film Review: Paris Can Wait

This first fluffy feature effort from Eleanor Coppola (wife of Francis and Sofia’s mum), until now known for the memoir Notes and the doco Hearts Of Darkness (b…

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Film Review: The Black Prince

The true story of Maharajah Duleep Singh, the last king of Punjab, is one that deserves to be told and which millions of Sikhs have been demanding for years, an…

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Film Review: The Beguiled

Sofia Coppola’s  latest won her the Best Director award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (she’s the first woman in 50 years to do so, and only the second eve…

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Film Review: Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver is a gloriously entertaining epic obviously influenced by car-chase classics from Bullitt and Vanishing Point to Driver (especially) …

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Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

The brand new Spider-Man, as played by the English Tom Holland, was introduced in Captain America: Civil War, and there was a minor outcry that this Spidey was …

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Film Review: Chicken People

Producer, director and pro documentarian Nicole Lucas Haimes’ Chicken People is a study of people who love, breed and compulsively enter their prize chickens in…

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Film Review: It Comes At Night

Writer, director and co-editor Trey Edward Shults’ It Comes At Night is an uncomfortably intimate apocalyptic drama and only his second feature film.…

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Film Review: Lady Macbeth

This richly atmospheric and sometimes discomfittingly dark drama from director William Oldroyd is drawn by screenwriter Julie Birch from Nikolai Leskov’s often-…

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Film Review: Monsieur Chocolat

Monsieur Chocolat co-writer/director Roschdy Zem might be best-known in France for tough contemporary pics (like Omar Killed Me), but here he shows real skill w…

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Film Review: A Quiet Passion

Despite some claims, A Quiet Passion, a biographical study of Massachusetts-residing poet Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886), isn’t Liverpool-born writer/direc…

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Film Review: Kedi

YouTube was partially involved in the production of Kedi, a surprisingly moving documentary from producer/director Ceyda Torun, so you might perhaps be forgiven…

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Film Review: Una

Una is drawn from a vaguely factually-based 2005 play by David Harrower (Blackbird) and the first feature film directed by the Adelaide-born Flinders University…

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Film Review: Whitney: Can I Be Me

London-born documentarian Nick Broomfield’s Whitney: Can I Be Me is a more conventional and moving work than his previous Kurt & Courtney or Biggie & Tu…

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Review: Ancient Rain

This collaboration between Paul Kelly (co-creator, guitarist, singer), Camille O’Sullivan (co-creator, singer, sound effects) and Feargal Murray (co-creator, pi…

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Film Review: The Promise

Irish co-writer/director Terry George’s sweeping costume epic The Promise has some shaky facts, a rather gooey central romance and occasionally iffy FX enhancem…

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Film Review: My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel a darkly handsome effort, and well worth it for the performance of Rachel Weisz as Rachel, even if the central character is actually Philip Ash…

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Film Review: The Mummy

Not to be confused with the three funny Mummy pics with Brendan Fraser, or indeed the Boris Karloff 1932 version, the Christopher Lee/Peter Cushing 1959 version…

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