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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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    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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    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

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    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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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.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Homesman

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

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Retrospective: When We Were Kings

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

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Witching and Bitching

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

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mr Turner

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.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Ghostbustresses

What, who and why female Ghostbusters?

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Possibilities are Endless

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

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Interview with Roger Graef

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

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Gone Too Far!

GONE TOO FAR! is a light-hearted comedy and a breath of fresh air for portrayals of London’s black communities, according to Stephen Watson.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Goddess

Hiu Chan reviews the remastered and digitalised silent classic, THE GODDESS, which premiered this year as part of the London BFI Film Festival.