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    Tuesday, December 6, 2016 ·

    ARRIVAL takes the age old notion of mankind’s first contact and manages to find a unique spin, cementing its place among the greats.


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    Monday, December 5, 2016 ·

    WONDER OF CREATION is a time-capsule of silent documentary that reveals how far we have come in terms of science and filmmaking, writes Sarah Henkel.

    Wonder of Creation

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    Sunday, December 4, 2016 ·

    With only a few stumbles, DR STRANGE takes the superhero genre into a brand new reality, writes Ben Johnston.

    Doctor Strange

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    Saturday, December 3, 2016 ·

    April McIntyre looks at how THELMA AND LOUISE, which turned 25 this year, influenced future filmmakers by putting women behind the wheel.

    Hit the road, Jackie

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    Friday, November 25, 2016 ·

    Sally Jane Black reviews Céline Sciamma’s GIRLHOOD, screening 25 November 2016 in association with Reel Women UK and Trinity Feminism Society.


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    Monday, November 14, 2016 ·

    Karen Eng speaks to Daniel Fawcett & Clara Pais of The Underground Film Studio on the creation of their latest film.

    At Play in The Kingdom of Shadows

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    Friday, November 11, 2016 ·

    CLOUDY SUNDAY is based on a book inspired by real events during the German occupation in Thessaloniki in 1942. We sat down with the director.

    Cloudy Sunday: Manoussos Manousakis

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    Thursday, November 10, 2016 ·

    IFC Films brings Jackson Stewart’s BEYOND THE GATES to select cinemas, VOD and digital platforms on December 9 under its Midnight banner.

    Beyond The Gates

Monday, December 10, 2012

Interview with Jeff Blyth

The memorable opening sequence from THE SHINING was shot by Jeff Blyth, a photographer and director with over 40 years’ experience in Hollywood. We caught up with him to find out how he got started.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Underwire Festival 2012

Rich pickings at this year’s Underwire Film Festival at the Ritzy in Brixton included panel discussions, one-to-one support events for filmmakers and a generous helping of short film screenings. Jo Shaw reviews.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Indie Game: The Movie

INDIE GAME is a glowing testament to the current standard of independent game design: consumers produce better digital media than their mainstream counterparts, writes Jonathan Toomey.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Interview with Jesse Vile

We spoke to Jesse about his directorial debut JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET, a documentary about a guitar hero who hasn’t let Lou Gehrig’s Disease stop him recording music.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Where TONY MANERO showed Chile in 1978 at the height of Pinochet’s rule, here we see a very different Chile ten years later, a country at breaking point. Harry Hunt reviews NO.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Gimme The Loot

TAKE ONE’s top drama pick at Brighton Film Festival: Adam Leon tells the story of two graffiti artists in the Bronx.

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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Electric Man

This superhero film isn’t about explosions and fistfights, it’s about personal and financial insecurity. Edd Elliott reviews.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Air Doll (Kuki Ningyo)

Based on a cute manga of the same name, AIR DOLL is a classic “manic pixie dream girl” vehicle with a shocking twist, writes Rosy Hunt.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Hyde Park On Hudson

While it’s easy for Bill Murray to play against type, it might not be so easy for the audience to accept, writes Harry Hunt.

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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Great Expectations

GREAT EXPECTATIONS is a rag-to-riches tale, dark thriller and gothic love story all rolled into one. You should perhaps lower your expectations for Mike Newell’s interpretation, writes Lillie Davidson.