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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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Film Review: Wonder Woman

The DC Comics creation that is Wonder Woman, as played by Gal Gadot, briefly appeared in last year’s fairly detestable Batman V Superman, adding to the chaos bu…

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Film Review: 20th Century Women

Writer/director Mike Mills’ award-winning Beginners was a mostly factual study of his late father, and 20th Century Women, his third feature, is all about his m…

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Film Review: Neruda

Chilean director Pablo Larrain’s biopic-of-sorts chronicles a key period in the life of poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda.…

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Film Review: The Sense of an Ending

The great Jim Broadbent has an unusual star role in The Sense of an Ending, a very English filming of Julian Barnes’ 2011 novel as directed by Ritesh Batra.…

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Film Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

Stuntman-turned-director Chad Stahelski, screenwriter Derek Kolstad and star Keanu Reeves return for this sequel to the first John Wick three years ago. The res…

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Film Review: Don’t Tell

Don’t Tell is the first feature from TV-intensive director Tori Garrett and sometimes feels a little cautious and earnest, but how could it not be, given …

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Film Review: Whiteley

Brett Whiteley (1939 – 1992), a towering figure in the easily-shocked-and-scandalised Australian arts scene, is brought to life in this tremendous documen…

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Film Review: Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant, the sixth entry in the Alien series (if you don’t count the two dire Alien Vs. Predator pics) and the third handled by producer/director Ridley…

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Film Review: I Am Heath Ledger

The seventh in co-director and co-producer Derik Murray’s I Am… series (which also includes I Am Chris Farley, I Am Evel Knievel and I Am Bruce Lee), this of co…

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