• cannes2

    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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  • cannes1

    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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  • cem2

    Thursday, May 21, 2015 ·

    Jack Toye reviews CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR, competing in the “Un Certain Regard” section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

    Cemetery of Splendour

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  • Miguel Gomes 2

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 ·

    Live from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye predicts the Palme D’Or, and reviews entries by László Nemes and Miguel Gomes.

    Cannes Diary 2015: Days 5 & 6

  • homemcr

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 ·

    “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

    Interview with Jason Wood

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    Monday, May 18, 2015 ·

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

    Cannes Diary 2015: Day 4

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  • cannes2

    Sunday, May 17, 2015 ·

    “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.”

    Cannes Diary 2015: Day 3

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  • cannes2

    Saturday, May 16, 2015 ·

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

    Cannes Diary 2015: Day 2

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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…

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Beyond Clueless

Jack Stocker reviews BEYOND CLUELESS, an experimental documentary which describes itself as “part adolescent fever dream, part roving visual essay”.

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Porky’s

PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

Font’s Othello

Anthony Davis spoke to Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font about his entertaining and provocative Catalan adaptation of OTHELLO, screened at CFF2014

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Interview with Charlie Lyne

Toby Miller speaks to Charlie Lyne, the Bertolt Brecht/David Attenborough of the teen movie genre, about his documentary BEYOND CLUELESS.

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Friday, January 2, 2015

THG: Mockingjay Part 1

Student writer Jeremiah Humphries reviews the latest instalment of the HUNGER GAMES series, in which Lawrence’s performance is consistently amazing but Haymitch is sadly sidelined.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

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