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I AM GRETA preaches to the progressive converted (Review)

★ ★ ★ Greta Thunberg is, to put it mildly, what we might describe in the U.K. as a ‘Marmite figure’. To others, polarising would…

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London Film Festival 2020: AMMONITE

★ ★ ★ If one were to be slightly facetious, an alternate title for Ammonite might be Portrait of a (Cornish) Lady on Fire. What…

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London Film Festival 2020: SHIRLEY

London Film Festival 2020 is running from October 2nd through to October 19th, and I’ll be variously covering a few films from the event this…

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London Film Festival 2020: RELIC

London Film Festival 2020 is running from October 2nd through to October 19th, and I’ll be variously covering a few films from the event this…

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Movie Review: TESLA

Such is the latent tragic power of 19th century genius Nikola Tesla that he remains an enigmatic figure of fascination, as Michael Almereyda’s offbeat biopic…

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Movie Review: SHE DIES TOMORROW

Anxiety is a monster, especially unchecked, and Amy Seimetz’s She Dies Tomorrow is the ultimate expression of the condition as a horrific construct. Based in…

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Movie Review: THE ROADS NOT TAKEN

Dementia serves as a cruel indulgence in Sally Potter’s latest introspective wallow, The Roads Not Taken, a short but thankfully sweeter film than her last….

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Movie Review: TENET

Tenet is the first film in which Christopher Nolan winks to the audience that he, too, understands what a Christopher Nolan film is. How else…

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Film Review: BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC

The good news is that while Bill & Ted Face the Music isn’t excellllllent!, it certainly is far from bogus. Frankly, it should have been….

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Movie Review: I USED TO GO HERE

One wonders if Gillian Jacobs is not exorcising some Community demons by taking the lead role in I Used to Go Here, which works as…

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