Street Kids United II: The Girls from Rio

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STREET KIDS UNITED 2 inspires with the sporting passion of its protagonists whilst retaining its political impact.


Short Fusion: Motion

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“Adrenaline pumping with a side of swoon”… “Visually offensive, yet spectacular”… Jack McCurdy reviews the MOTION strand of CFF’s Short Fusion


Take One On Air 7/9/15

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Ben Dalton, Edd Elliott and Mark Liversidge review ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, THE LESSON and egg-static POACHED


Short Fusion: Space & Oddity

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Katrina Smith reviews a collection of Sci Fi themed shorts that exhibit varying visions of bleak futures, and alternative presents.


Land Grabbing

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A documentary on large-scale farming practices that emotionally engages the more it strives to remain objective.


Hedi Schneider Is Stuck Q&A

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Mike Levy recounts the highlights from Sonja Heiss’s Q&A following HEDI SCHNEIDER GETS STUCK.


THE HALLOW

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Ireland-set horror that gives into conventional shocks after a remarkable, unsettling first half-hour.


The New Rijksmuseum

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This documentary about the troubled redesign of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is as much about local politics and bureaucracy as it is about the museum’s masterpieces.


Steamboat Bill Junior

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Live accompanist Neil Brand helped the action flow for STEAMBOAT BILL JUNIOR, screened at the Cambridge Film Festival.


As We Were Dreaming

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AS WE WERE DREAMING maybe be generic, but it has enough fun and firepower to entertain most, writes Jim Moore.


Von Caligari Zu Hitler

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What does cinema know that we don’t?


Legend

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Tom Hardy is on mesmerising form as both Kray twins in this violent but stylish and often funny film, writes Garry Pope.


La Famille Bélier

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This French box office hit is both funny and emotional, but does it do its deaf characters a disservice?


Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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There’s the feeling that this is a film about death made for the living, and that it’s a bit of a necessary failure…


Star*Men

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Alison Rose’s documentary follows four astronomers embarking on a fiftieth anniversary re-enactment of an American road trip from their twenties and reflecting on the impact of their discoveries.