Hail, Caesar!

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With HAIL, CAESAR! the Coen Brothers have managed to produce their funniest film to date, writes Jack Toye at the Berlinale Festival.


The Passing

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Sarah Acton offers a sneak preview of THE PASSING: a slow burning supernatural tale set in a remote Welsh mountain valley.


Japan Foundation 2016

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Noel Megahey reports from the 2016 Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme, which this year is inspired by Kurosawa’s IKIRU.


UK Film Festival – Closing Night

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Edd Elliott surveys the films of the closing night of this year’s UK Film Festival.


Sunset Song

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SUNSET SONG is a romantic and intimate tale that portrays the life of Chris Guthrie during the Great War that changed so many lives.


Frame by Frame

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Even though the reality for these professional photographers is harsh and filled with danger, in this documentary there is also space for hope.


Departure

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DEPARTURE feels like a contemporary piece of European arthouse, but radiates the warmth and familiarity of the Best of British, writes Jack Toye.


Suffragette

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SUFFRAGETTE gives a new voice to an important historical event while leaving space to reflect on women’s modern situation, writes Federica Roberti.


Film Hub: Shorts

FCHE shorts features

These short films are funny, informative, inventive and entertaining, writes Garry Pope.


CFF 2015 Surprise Film

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A packed Picturehouse crowd waits excitedly for one of the Cambridge Film Festival’s main events: The SURPRISE FILM.


Q&A with Peter Greenaway

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“No one does an intro and Q and A quite like Peter Greenaway,” says Mike Levy, reporting back from the CFF screening of EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO.


The Last Executioner

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This amazing film is for anyone whose father did the same job all his life, worked in all weathers, cared more for your happiness than his own.


Student Review: The Forest

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Elliot Wright reviews Sinisa Dragin’s story of Romania and its relations with Yugoslavia after the end of World War 2.


Student Review: The Forecaster

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A man wrongly imprisoned for more than a decade on fraud charges is released in 2011, undeterred from his work in economics.


Wojaczek

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This film dealing with a poet’s urge to self-destruct is often unexpectedly, if darkly, funny.