Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

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This documentary is conventionally put together, but the story it tells is devastating in its impact.


Illegitimate

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Most families have their fair share of tantrums. Few are likely to compare to the dysfunctional dynamics erupting in ILLEGITIMATE. The household horrors in this Romanian drama are grisly and unlikely to be ones you would want to witness alongside your mother, father or siblings. In exploding the niggling frustrations we usually repress in our [...]


Inversion

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Behnam Behazadi’s subtly powerful Iranian drama ponders the nature of freedom in a closed society that is being choked in more ways than one.


Eight Days A Week

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What was it like to be in the Beatles at the height of Beatlemania? Ron Howard’s documentary lets us peek into the centre of the storm.


Bridget Jones’s Baby

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Two films and over a decade after the last film, we’re reunited with a very different Bridget. So why is she still so likeable?


One More Time With Feeling

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ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING: in which the ever enigmatic, knowing artifice of Nick Cave is brought down to earth by the trauma that all parents fear.


Wiener-Dog

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WIENER DOG lies somewhere between the comfortable, warm sofa and the miserable, cold doghouse, writes John Cheshire.


A Kind Of Loving

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Studiocanal and Emfoundation are pleased to announce the release of a new restoration of the 1962 classic A KIND OF LOVING. Andrew Nickolds reviews.


Weiner

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Andrew Nickolds reviews WEINER, a fast paced verite film that unfolds like a modern Shakespearean tragedy.


Homo Sapiens

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HOMO SAPIENS will take you on reflective journey that encourages you to relish your inner thoughts, and contemplate what it really means to be human.


The Childhood Of A Leader

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Don’t throw stones in a fragile post-WWI European glasshouse! Jack Toye reviews THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER at Edinburgh International Film Festival.


Zero Days

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Revealing the cyber-warfare trump card behind America’s military prowess. John Cheshire reviews Alex Gibney’s latest documentary at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.


Mr Pig

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What do you get when a 75 year old man goes on the run with a hog in a van? Taking similarities from Hákonarson’s RAMS, MR PIG serves both human and porcine humour.


The Nice Guys

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THE NICE GUYS doesn’t break any moulds and is obviously a Shane Black creation – but that is precisely why it’s good. Jim Ross reviews.


A Hologram for the King

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Despite the always-engaging Tom Hanks, the themes of A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING feel malnourished and an imitation of better films. Jim Ross reviews.