• Victoria 2

    Saturday, June 24, 2017 ·

    Harrowing, single-take brilliance: A visually-stunning, heart-stopping story set in the dark heart of Berlin, pushing cinematic boundaries to exhilarating heights.

    Victoria

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    Friday, June 23, 2017 ·

    An allegorical look at the uncompromising Russian prison system, A GENTLE CREATURE starts strong but loses its potency midway, falling into a weak finale.

    A Gentle Creature

  • BERLI_2017

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 ·

    Cate Shortland’s sexual thriller examines themes of escape, desire and dependence while bringing to life the aesthetic beauty of the German capital.

    Berlin Syndrome

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    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ·

    The third half of John Cheshire’s diary entries from the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! But what did he discover? What cinematic secrets will he divulge? Read on to find out more!

    Cannes Diary 2017 #3

  • INTHE_2017

    Friday, June 2, 2017 ·

    A story about terrorism in a time that seems ravaged by it, IN THE FADE excels in its heartfelt portrayal of grief in the wake of an attack.

    In The Fade

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    Thursday, June 1, 2017 ·

    By retaining what made the original series so groundbreaking and doubling down on the weirdness, Twin Peaks shines in a very welcome return.

    Twin Peaks: The Return

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    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 ·

    Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes Diary 2017 #2

  • the_square_h_2017

    Monday, May 29, 2017 ·

    All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.

    The Square

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Monday, October 24, 2016

I, Daniel Blake

Daniel is the part Dave Johns was born to play, writes Edd Elliott.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Re: A Pier

Re: A Pier looks at the past, present and future of Hastings Pier, from Jimi Hendrix to The Sex Pistols, writes Mark Liversidge.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Wheel

We spoke to the makers of THE WHEEL about feminism from stone age to modern day!

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Brothers

Together they contemplate the larger significance of the long-delayed homecoming. BROTHERS is a film for those who enjoy quiet, slow cinema.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

A Brilliant Genocide

A BRILLIANT GENOCIDE is a powerful and unusual film, writes Emma Wilkinson.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Alfredo Bini: Unexpected Guest

Required viewing for anyone interested in the history of Italian cinema in the 1960s, ALFREDO BINI also humanises one of its key figures.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Next Generation Short Tiger 2016

These tremendous short films showcase the quality of new talent coming out of Germany, writes Garry Pope.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Short Fusion: Nostalgia?

In the beautiful setting of Emmanuel College, the NOSTALGIA? ‘Short Fusion’ strand dazzled the audience with five fantastic films.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oleg and the Rare Arts

It may be that Oleg is a deluded nostalgist, but it’s equally possible that he has a genuine insight into the transcendent effects of art.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Interrogation

THE INTERROGATION is a film making landmark as it represents the first Israeli director to make a film about WW2 war atrocity.