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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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    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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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.

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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.