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    Monday, July 13, 2015 ·

    Alison Hicks reviews THE VOICES, and speaks to creator Marjane “Persepolis” Satrapi about this surprisingly funny film featuring an abundance of body parts stacked in Tupperware.

    The Voices

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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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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Misfits

Jannik Splidsboel’s documentary, MISFITS, focusses on the challenging lives of three LGBT teenagers who use The Open Arms Youth Centre, Tulsa as their meeting place.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Jack’s Berlinale Diary #3

“There comes a point at a festival where you just tell yourself to quit whilst you’re ahead. And who takes their boyfriend to a rubbish tip to make out?!”

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Knight of Cups

KNIGHT OF CUPS is the seventh film in esteemed director Malick’s formidable cinematic canon, but does it live up to the hype that surrounds it at Berlinale 2015?

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Testament of Youth

“TESTAMENT OF YOUTH pays harrowing tribute to a woman who survived the heartbreak and anguish of a devastating war.” Student writer Lindsey Roberts reviews.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Jack’s Berlinale Diary #2

“Time is precious and culturally-loaded with far more cinematic delicacies to try at a film festival. It’s bloomin’ marvellous!”

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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Jack’s Berlinale Diary #1

Three days into the Berlinale Film Festival, Jack Toye dives straight into the action.

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Still Life

Nobody should be lonely in 2015, with all communication settings firmly flicked to On. All the more horrific when a dead body is found in an empty home, time of death several weeks earlier…

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Japanese Cinema and Encounters

“It only happens in the movies”? There are certain things that only happen in Japanese movies, writes Noel Megahey at the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Meatballs

Relying on bawdy humour and a hip, anti-establishment attitude, MEATBALLS is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Tripper (Bill Murray in his first starring role).

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Wanderers

The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…