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    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ·

    The third half of John Cheshire’s diary entries from the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! But what did he discover? What cinematic secrets will he divulge? Read on to find out more!

    Cannes Diary 2017 #3

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    Friday, June 2, 2017 ·

    A story about terrorism in a time that seems ravaged by it, IN THE FADE excels in its heartfelt portrayal of grief in the wake of an attack.

    In The Fade

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    Thursday, June 1, 2017 ·

    By retaining what made the original series so groundbreaking and doubling down on the weirdness, Twin Peaks shines in a very welcome return.

    Twin Peaks: The Return

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    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 ·

    Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

    Cannes Diary 2017 #2

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    Monday, May 29, 2017 ·

    All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.

    The Square

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    Thursday, May 25, 2017 ·

    Remember how Sam Mendes’ SPECTRE felt like it was trying to be both a sequel to every Daniel Craig-era 007 entry as well as a big fat homage to the entire Bond franchise, but failed to do justice to any of them?

    Alien: Covenant

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    Thursday, May 25, 2017 ·

    Would you let a blue-bellied Yankee-doodle dandy into your school for girls? John Cheshire reviews Sofia Coppola’s latest feature film, premiering at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

    The Beguiled

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    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 ·

    Punk rock rules! There are extra-terrestrial goings on in Croydon as John Cheshire discovers, reviewing John Cameron Mitchell’s latest feature film at Cannes Film Festival.

    How To Talk To Girls At Parties

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Train to Busan

Another fine addition to the recent wave of excellent genre films exported by South Korea, writes Harry Jones.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Letters from Baghdad interview

Bridget Bradshaw interview directors Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum about their award winning film Letters from Baghdad.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

El Sur

EL SUR is literally a film of unfinished business, yet perfectly realized in its study of the mysteries of family life

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Perivi Katjavivi interview

Day Moibi talking to filmmaker Perivi Katjavivi about the politics of African cinema. His film THE UNSEEN had its European premiere earlier in the week in CFF.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

SHORT FUSION: Single Interview

” In too many films we see these women that are too perfect; perfect lives, perfect hair, perfect mums. I like imperfection.”

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Letters From Baghdad

Mark Liversidge takes a look at the documentary which looks at the life of unsung political figure Gertrude Bell.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

I, Daniel Blake

Daniel is the part Dave Johns was born to play, writes Edd Elliott.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Re: A Pier

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

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Wheel

We spoke to the makers of THE WHEEL about feminism from stone age to modern day!

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Brothers

Together they contemplate the larger significance of the long-delayed homecoming. BROTHERS is a film for those who enjoy quiet, slow cinema.