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    Sunday, October 23, 2016 ·

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

    Re: A Pier

    Brothers Review
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    Sunday, October 23, 2016 ·

    Together they attempt to navigate the continuing difficulties of their existence and contemplate the larger significance of the long-delayed homecoming.BROTHERS is a film for those who enjoy quiet, slow cinema.


    Brothers Review
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    Sunday, October 23, 2016 ·

    A BRILLIANT GENOCIDE is a powerful and unusual film. Even more impressively, it also manages to incorporate the very important human angle of the story, which is no mean feat when the contextual information around these stories is so bleak, and deals with such an astonishing levels of destruction.

    A Brilliant Genocide

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    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Alba does not shy away from displaying the whole truth of the young girl’s suffering; family relationships, illnesses, the pains of adolescence and the power dynamics of bullying are all laid bare in this brutally frank portrayal of Alba’s life.


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    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Toby Miller caught up with Cambridge Film Festival programmer Ramon Lamarca to talk about cameras, Catalonia and the care-free nature of Catalonian society.

    Camera Catalonia: Ramon Lamarca

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    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Forbidden love in Nazi-Occupied Greece is the central topic of Cloudy Sunday, a gracefully illustrated, thought-provoking drama from Greek director Manousos Manousakis. The film, set in 1943 Thessaloniki, concerns the treacherous relationship between Estrea (Christina Hilla Fameli), a Jew, and Giorgos (Haris Frangoulis), a Christian. The film is complemented by music inspired by Vassilis Tsitsanis, [...]

    Cloudy Sunday

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    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    ‘He’s a black panther…That negro’s dangerous!…The negro’s got him!’ So runs the newsreel commentary on the 400 metres final in the Berlin Olympics of 1936. The surprise is that the ‘panther’ in question is not the celebrated Jesse Owens, winner of four gold medals in Berlin, but Archie Williams, one of the seventeen other black [...]

    Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

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    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Most families have their fair share of tantrums. Few are likely to compare to the dysfunctional dynamics erupting in ILLEGITIMATE. The household horrors present in this Romanian drama are grisly and unlikely to be ones you would want to witness alongside your mother, father or siblings. In exploding the niggling frustrations we usually repress in [...]


Sunday, June 19, 2016


Lock up your stick insects! The Nordic Food Lab are coming! Jack Toye reviews Andreas Johnsen’s BUGS at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Monday, June 13, 2016

Interview with Joanna Hogg

Mike O’Brien spoke to filmmaker Joanna Hogg: “a daring and mischievous artist, and a major British talent whose next move will be intriguing.”

Saturday, May 21, 2016

It’s Only The End Of The World

Sombre, reflective and as divisive as ever at the Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye reviews Xavier Dolan’s latest feature

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Interview with Bernadette Schramm

Director of Watersprite Film Festival 2016, Bernadette Schramm, on her work with Refugee Voices In Film at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Cannes Diary 2016: Days 4, 5,6,7

There’s a whole lotta diary days going on in Cannes for our roving reporter, Jack Toye

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Captain Fantastic

An intelligent trip into a counterculture family drama, Jack Toye reviews CAPTAIN FANTASTIC at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

Monday, May 16, 2016

Accessible Cannes: Interview with Rahma Rachdi

A chance meeting at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with Rahma Rachdi, led our reporter, Jack Toye, to a new perspective on what it is to attend this prestigious event

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Staying Vertical

If you stand tall, the wolves won’t attack. Jack Toye reviews Alain Guiraudie’s latest feature, in competition at the Cannes Film Festival

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Cannes Diary 2016: Days 2 & 3

A rolling stone gathers no moss they say, and the days at this year’s Cannes Film Festival keep on rolling by, as Jack Toye discovers

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Green Room

Andrew Nickolds reviews Jeremy Saulnier’s latest thriller GREEN ROOM.