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.


Attack Of The Lederhosen Zombies

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Mark Liversidge had fun with this satisfyingly splattery tale of zombies taking over a mountain retreat.


Two Timid Souls

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With the jovial buoyancy of Chaplin and the class of Gatsby, TWO TIMID SOULS is a charming, genuinely funny easy watch.


S is for Stanley

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On the list of life changing moments, delivering a ceramic penis statue across London during a snowstorm wouldn’t normally feature that highly…


Wonderland

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Wonderland is a collaboration project from ten Swiss directors who each take control of their own mini-story.


The Handmaiden

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The shadow of Brian De Palma looms over Park Chan-Wook’s impressive psychological thriller, writes Jim Moore.


Around China With A Movie Camera

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The BFI’s collection of archive footage from China is drawn together by Ruth Chan’s excellent score, writes Mark Liversidge.


Arsenal

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ARSENAL is a fantastic war film with enough gritty realism to fully immerse the viewer, writes Darius Azadeh.


Salomé

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The silent film SALOMÉ brings together gay icons Oscar Wilde and Alla Nazimova in an intoxicating cocktail of high art and high camp.


The Light Between Oceans

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A strong cast runs aground in a soggy, lighthouse-bound melodrama set after the First World War.


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