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    Thursday, June 25, 2015 ·

    Jake Gavin’s treatment of homelessness, HECTOR, sits somewhere between CATHY COME HOME and THE FISHER KING, writes Jack Toye.

    Hector

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    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.

    Mr Holmes

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    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    “You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.

    The Hallow

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    Monday, June 15, 2015 ·

    Billed simply as a “star-studded, wacky romantic comedy,” ACCIDENTAL LOVE is actually many things, writes Alison Hicks.

    Accidental Love

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    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to composer Laura Rossi about her experience writing music for BFI Silent Film JANE SHORE, currently touring the UK.

    Interview with Laura Rossi

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    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ·

    Metaphysics, mortality and marriage sweat it out in the arid desert of Death Valley, California, in Guillaume Nicloux’s new feature, VALLEY OF LOVE.

    Valley of Love

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    Saturday, May 23, 2015 ·

    Let last entry’s queuing situation be the only cloud on the horizon for this year’s Cannes Festival. In truth, it has been a wondrous experience.

    Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 9 – 11

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    Friday, May 22, 2015 ·

    “Queue” is a dirty word in France, and at Cannes it’s a bad word for Jack Toye in particular.

    Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 7 & 8

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

We All Want What’s Best For Her

Mar Coll and Nora Navas have crafted a sympathetic and human portrait of a woman in crisis, writes Rebecca Naughten.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

West

Christian Schwochow’s 1970s-set period drama explores the Cold War division of the country, whose legacy is still felt within Germany today.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

CFF Shorts: Twins 2

From familial concerns in LA ISLA to alien invasion in THE LANDING: Emma Wilkinson looks at the value and dexterity of short filmmaking showcased at CFF2014.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Student Review: Before I Go To Sleep

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP is a well-structured, skilfully acted thriller which loses its effectiveness after it places its cards on the table, writes Elliot Wright.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Student Review: Palo Alto

Although amusing and thought provoking at times, Gia Coppola’s directorial debut drives toward style over substance, writes Katrina Smith.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Shadows

John Cassavetes’ semi-improvised debut film still has an immediacy and realism that outpaces many modern indies, writes Jim Moore.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Crossing Points

CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

The View From Our House

THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

We Are Many

WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.