Trumbo

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Trumbo is portrayed here as a sainted martyr of the American left, but the film falls short as an inclusive portrait of this complex man, writes Wyndham Wise.


Youth

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YOUTH is a decadent representation of how, in the frantic run towards the future, it’s easy to forget to live mindfully in the present, writes Federica Roberti.


Joy

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JOY is a tale about how difficult it has always been for women to be taken seriously and to thrive in a man’s world, says Federica Roberti.


Room

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Take a trip inside ROOM with Hannah Clarkson’s review.


Japan Foundation 2016 #2

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The Japan Foundation’s 2016 Touring Programme presents a diverse selection of contemporary and classic Japanese cinema.


Creed

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Although not a total knockout, the talent of Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan shines through in ROCKY spin-off CREED. Jim Ross reviews.


The Danish Girl

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Transgender meets the silver screen: TAKE ONE writer Xanthe Gilmore reviews Tom Hooper’s controversial latest release, THE DANISH GIRL


Contempt (Le Mépris)

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“Not just sex, but more. More!” Take One writer Xanthe Gilmore explains why Godard’s 1963 classic ‘Contempt’ (‘Le Mepris’) is well worth a watch


Bridge Of Spies

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It’s easy to see why Steven Spielberg jumped at the chance to film Matt Sharman’s script based on this true Cold War story – Andrew Nickolds reviews.


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.


Carol

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Andrew Nickolds isn’t head over heels for Todd Haynes’ romance CAROL.


Steve Jobs

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Andrew Nickolds reviews Danny Boyle’s take on STEVE JOBS.


Song of the Sea

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SONG OF THE SEA is a fun and beautiful Irish indie animation from Tomm Moore and Cartoon Saloon, soon to be released on Blu-Ray, VOD and DVD.


Warriors

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WARRIORS is part DODGEBALL-type underdog story, part travelogue and part polemic – Andrew Nickolds explains it all.


SPECTRE Review

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SPECTRE is as entertaining as Bond would be, but relies on older films and wants to have its cake and eat it too. Jim Ross reviews.