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    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 ·

    Robert Weatherall has a problem or two with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.

    The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

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    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    The harsh realities of THE HOMESMAN are made bearable by Hilary Swank’s gritty goodness, writes Nick Walker.

    The Homesman

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    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 ·

    When We Were Kings stands head and shoulders above the rest in its depiction of the greatness of Muhammad Ali, according to Edd Elliott.

    Retrospective: When We Were Kings

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    Thursday, November 20, 2014 ·

    Álex de la Iglesia returns to the mayhem and excess of his cinematic roots with WITCHING AND BITCHING.

    Witching and Bitching

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    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ·

    The artistic highlights of Turner’s career writ large on the cinema screen in flesh and blood make this a cinematic delight, writes Mark Liversidge.

    Mr Turner

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    Monday, November 17, 2014 ·

    What, who and why female Ghostbusters?

    Ghostbustresses

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    Sunday, November 16, 2014 ·

    This inspiring and heartwarming documentary charts the recovery of much-loved musician Edwyn Collins from a double stroke in 2005.

    The Possibilities are Endless

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    Saturday, November 15, 2014 ·

    We speak to Professor Roger Graef OBE about storytelling, creative freedom and the documentary he “literally fled” from.

    Interview with Roger Graef

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nightcrawler

News media satire NIGHTCRAWLER makes an antihero out of a sociopathic supernerd, writes Andrew Nickolds.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Margarita, with a straw

Shonali Boses’s stereotype-busting, coming-of-age feature is a sensitive arthouse tale with a unique cross-cultural appeal, writes Jack Toye.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Editors’ Blog: Hacked Off Films

Edd Elliott discusses Hacked Off Films and the complexity of Immersive Cinema.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

A Curious Life

Anthony Davis spoke to Dunstan Bruce about his doc which follows The Levellers on a trip down memory lane via squids, folk-punk mayhem and the Battle of the Beanfield.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

The Judge

It’s hard to go far wrong with a star-led courtroom drama, writes Andrew Nickolds, but THE JUDGE has a pretty good try.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Maps To The Stars

Maps To The Stars is a Cronenberg special of oddity and cool inspection, according to Kayleigh Barnes.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

BFI LFF Diary #1

On day 4 of the event, our roving reporter Jack Toye “expunges” his thoughts on this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

X+Y

X+Y looks set to be just the right sort of film to herald the start of springtime after a meteorologically melancholy winter, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Duke Of Burgundy

Lepidopterism and lesbianism abound in Peter Strickland’s new feature, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

Silent horror classic back from the dead!