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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

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ninja Kids!!!

The anarchic possibilities afforded by the combination of kiddie ninja adventures and Takashi Miike never really lives up to its full potential, writes Noel Megahey.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Ray Harryhausen : Special Effects Titan

Jon Toomey reports back from Animated Exeter, the leading public animation festival in the UK. The opening film is RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN!

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Monday, February 18, 2013

The 2nd Jozi Film Festival

Despite the fact that Johannesburg is thriving with various film activities, schools, clubs, studios and many cinema complexes, it was only in February 2012 that the first Jozi Film Festival was inaugurated.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The Blossoming of Etsuko Kamiya

Kazuo Koroki’s final film is formal, sombre, reflective and poetic, and in that respect reminiscent of the post-war films of Yasujiro Ozu, writes Noel Megahey at the Japan Foundation tour in Belfast.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Interview with Terence Stamp

We spoke to Terence Stamp about his time spent in Indian ashrams; about the controversy surrounding SUPERMAN II; about his mentor Olivier, and about the way TV is attracting so many of today’s greatest actors.

Monday, February 11, 2013

The Loved Ones

Sadly, by not being what those her age would typically call “pretty”, Lola Star’s had to make friends with rejection. Thankfully, she has developed a unique coping mechanism.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Singing Out For Harold and Maude

Harold, who is too young to have lived much yet, finds no enjoyment or purpose in life. Maude, who has known unimaginable tragedy, embraces the state of being and finds great beauty in each given moment.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Side By Side

SIDE BY SIDE is a fascinating and insightful look at the debates raging in the creative process as the digital revolution continues to evolve, writes Jim Ross.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Which Hitch is which?

HITCHCOCK and THE GIRL use cinema to simultaneously observe and attack Hitch whilst airing the dirty laundry of a man who can no longer answer back, writes Ed Frost.

Monday, February 4, 2013

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Counting down to Valentine’s Day with the ADDICTED TO LOVE theme. AI is a tale of unrequited love: maternal love, childhood love, innocent love.