Eimi Imanishi Interview

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Day Moibi talks with filmmaker Eimi Imanishi about her directorial debut, BATTALION TO MY BEAT, which won the award for Best Short Film at the Cambridge African Film Festival 2016.


Train to Busan

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Another fine addition to the recent wave of excellent genre films exported by South Korea, writes Harry Jones.


Perivi Katjavivi interview

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Day Moibi talking to filmmaker Perivi Katjavivi about the politics of African cinema. His film THE UNSEEN had its European premiere earlier in the week in CFF.


Little Men

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Ira Sachs eschews melodrama in favour of a beautifully underplayed sense of life taking its complicated course in LITTLE MEN.


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.


Rams

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RAMS is a poignant and witty shaggy sheep story about humanity, from the land of ice and fire, writes Amanda Randall.


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


The Last Executioner

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This amazing film is for anyone whose father did the same job all his life, worked in all weathers, cared more for your happiness than his own.


Poached

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You might think that a 90 minute movie about egg collection would be over-egging the pudding but this strange documentary has a weirdly compelling narrative.


White Shadow

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Based on true life events, WHITE SHADOW tells the story of Alias, an albino boy in Tanzania, as he is hunted by local witch doctors.


Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

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Alfonso Gomez-Rejon interplays serious subject matter with a comic and ever-so endearing charm, writes Jack Toye.


A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.


The Day Of The Beast

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A warmly affectionate comic take on the horror genre, THE DAY OF THE BEAST launched Álex de la Iglesia’s career on the international stage.


The Rover

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David Michôd brings a new dimension to a dystopic genre that has had so much exploration already – think post-apocalyptic OF MICE AND MEN, says Jack McCurdy.


Norte: The End Of History

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If you stick with NORTE, you will be rewarded by a rich cinematic experience; and one certainly worth the investment of 250 minutes of your time, writes Mike O’Brien.