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    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 ·

    In June 2012, Gruff Rhys of popular combo Super Furry Animals announced his second investigative concert tour of the Americas. His previous tour was the subject of SEPARADO!, in which Gruff searched South America for his long-lost uncle Rene. AMERICAN INTERIOR climbs further up the family tree and out onto its flimsiest branches, in a [...]

    Q&A with Gruff Rhys

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    Sunday, July 20, 2014 ·

    British Horror doesn’t get much more weird and subversive than BLOOD ON SATAN’S CLAW, according to Edd Elliott.

    Blood On Satan’s Claw

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    Sunday, June 29, 2014 ·

    ‘TIL MADNESS DO US PART is a world of delirium but also of sensation, patiently exposed by the director, Wang Bin. Tianyi Shen reviews at EIFF.

    ‘Til Madness Do Us Part

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    Saturday, June 28, 2014 ·

    Closer to MYSTERIOUS SKIN than CLUELESS in its treatment of American teenagers, PALO ALTO is a fine calling card for another member of the talented Coppola clan.

    Palo Alto

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    Friday, June 27, 2014 ·

    Tilda Swinton is a joy to hate but Bong Joon-Ho’s editing lets down the weird and wonderful SNOWPIERCER, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

    Snowpiercer

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    Thursday, June 26, 2014 ·

    A little-seen gem of a movie, with a captivating young lead and ground-breaking style, writes Sarah Lambert.

    Little Fugitive

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    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ·

    Screened at the Cameo Picturehouse as part of the EIFF shorts programme, YOUTH IN FLAMES illustrates the burning bright nature of adolescence.

    EIFF Shorts: Youth In Flames

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    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Kat Candler’s debut feature HELLION is a mature study on the breakdown in a family following the crumbling away of parental responsibility, writes Jack Toye.

    Hellion

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Set Fire to the Stars

We are used to seeing Elijah Wood as a Hobbit or a hooligan, but a professor of poetry is quite something else, writes Jack Toye at the Edinburgh Film Fest.

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kind Hearts and Class War

Keith Braithwaite’s pick of the Best of British is KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS, a black comedy that packs a hidden punch.

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Life May Be

Two greats of contemporary world cinema collide in the epistolary LIFE MAY BE, which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Jack Toye reviews.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Of Horses And Men

ʻAll the worldʼs a stageʼ perfectly describes OF HORSES AND MEN, writes Amanda Randall: aspects of life, sex and death are played out in full view in rural Iceland.

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Venus in Fur

Roman Polanski’s latest is a slick double hander about the power of pretending and pretending to have power, write co-authors Keith Braithwaite and Ruth Muscat.

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Queen Of Spades

Thorold Dickinson tells the story of a man who has driven himself insane though his own obsession in THE QUEEN OF SPADES, the first of our “Best of British” features.

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Friday, June 6, 2014

In Conversation with Ken Loach

Ken Loach visited the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse with his new film JIMMY’S HALL; Anthony Davis spoke to him about journalistic vitriol and corporate propaganda.

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jimmy’s Hall

Jimmy’s Hall is more than its four walls, it is the promise of education, of family, of fun… Hannah Clarkson reviews Loach’s latest.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Happy Birthday Jean-Pierre

On 28th May 2014, the bundle of contradictions that is Jean-Pierre Léaud turned 70 years old. Rosy Hunt pays tribute to Truffaut’s favourite “anti-documentary actor”.

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Monday, May 26, 2014

The Two Faces of January

THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY screened recently at Manchester’s Cornerhouse, followed by a Q&A with Viggo Mortensen and Hossein Amini. Jack Stocker reviews.