Arrival

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ARRIVAL takes the age old notion of mankind’s first contact and manages to find a unique spin, cementing its place among the greats.


Wonder of Creation

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WONDER OF CREATION is a time-capsule of silent documentary that reveals how far we have come in terms of science and filmmaking, writes Sarah Henkel.


Doctor Strange

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With only a few stumbles, DR STRANGE takes the superhero genre into a brand new reality, writes Ben Johnston.


Girlhood

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Sally Jane Black reviews Céline Sciamma’s GIRLHOOD, screening 25 November 2016 in association with Reel Women UK and Trinity Feminism Society.


Royal Festival Hall: Napoleon

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“A cinema experience unlike no other!” Toby Forshaw reports back from the Royal Festival Hall after a screening of Abel Gance’s NAPOLEON.


One Two

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ONE TWO offers a twisted insight into the least rock and roll part of any performer’s day: the sound check.


Numb

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A tightly-plotted and well-executed thriller set in the snowy wastes and desolate pine forests of British Columbia.


Nakom

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NAKOM follows a Ghanaian medical student who is forced from his studies when he hears that his father has died.


Other People

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Chris Kelly’s OTHER PEOPLE hurts, like it happened to you or someone you know, writes Ann Linden.


New Art for a New World

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REVOLUTIONS takes as its starting point the explosion in creativity in the arts at the outset of the Russian Revolution.


In The Last Days Of The City

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Tamer El Said’s IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY is a despairing love letter to Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and all the great cities of the Arab world.


Zona Norte

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Fifteen years after her documentary WARRIOR OF LIGHT, Monika Treut revisits the subject in this thought-provoking documentary ZONA NORTE.


A Quiet Passion

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A biographical film which, like its subject, is conventional on the surface but fiercely individual underneath.


Toni Erdmann

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A rich, absorbing and often very funny work, full of surprises, which rarely drags during its more than two and a half hour length.


Manchester By The Sea

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This family drama follows the life of Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) a quiet, down on his luck janitor living in Boston.