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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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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Interview with Jason Wood

“West End arts venues are ghettoising films and making them a province for the rich. Art should be for everybody.” We spoke to Jason Wood of HOME MANCHESTER

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 4

Jack sees his first film of the festival in the Quinzaine des Realisateurs strand, Miguel Gomes’ ARABIAN NIGHTS

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 3

“I’m sorry, I just don’t find a film about sheep or elderly shepherds that interesting, at least not in the hands of this director.”

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 2

And so, to the first full day of films at Cannes!

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 1

It’s Cannes Film Festival time, and Jack Toye is in the South of France reporting for Take One again. Blooming fantastique!

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Long Goodbye & Altman

Altman’s legacy has been done few favours by the documentary made in his name, writes Andrew Nickolds. Better to learn about him from films such as THE LONG GOODBYE.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Accidental Love

On June 19th, the ginger stepchild of David O. Russell will finally make an appearance: formerly known as NAILED, it will hit cinemas as ACCIDENTAL LOVE.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Far from the Madding Crowd

Vinterberg’s adaptation of the Hardy classic doesn’t quite gel, despite Carey Mulligan’s strong and subtle central performance, writes Andrew Nickolds.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

On Your Feet, Woman!

We spoke to the creators of this hot and heavy wrestling film, screened at BFI Flare, London’s LGBT Film Festival this year.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

While We’re Young

Noah Baumbach’s self-confident latest, after his success with the charming and funny FRANCES HA, has an awful lot going for it.