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Review: Spirited – “A big-hearted, silly seasonal romp”

Posted by on Nov 18, 2022 in All, Books, comedy, fantasy, Film, Headline, musical, Reviews | 0 comments

Another year, another opportunity to riff on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This modern twist is brought to you in the shape of...

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LFF 2022 Review: Meet Me In The Bathroom – “The documentary’s strength is in the archive footage”

Posted by on Oct 19, 2022 in All, Books, documentary, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Named after The Strokes’ song, Meet Me in the Bathroom is a documentary about the rise of the New York City indie scene in the late...

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LFF 2022 Review: The Eternal Daughter – “atmospheric, melancholy, musing on memory, creativity and regret”

Posted by on Oct 13, 2022 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Tilda Swinton plays a mother and daughter in writer-director Joanna Hogg’s follow-up to The Souvenir and The Souvenir Part II. The Eternal...

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LFF 2022 Review: Aftersun – “The portrait of a father-daughter relationship works so well”

Posted by on Oct 13, 2022 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Bitter-sweet memories of a sun-soaked late ‘90s holiday burn brightly in writer-director Charlotte Wells’ impressive debut feature. The...

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Review: Nobody Loves You and You Don’t Deserve To Exist

Posted by on Mar 18, 2022 in All, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

The debut micro-budget feature film by Manchester-based writer-director Brett Gregory looks at a man’s life at three different times...

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LFF 2021 Review: The Wolf Suit – “A bold, often raw piece of work”

Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in All, documentary, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

The nature of memory and conflicting recollections are examined in forensic detail in filmmaker Sam Firth’s debut feature-length...

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LFF 2021 Review: Petite Maman – “Utterly charming”

Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Céline Sciamma’s follow-up to 2019’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a quieter and more playful film. But despite its lean running time of...

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LFF 2021 Review: Language Lessons – “A bittersweet film that will resonate with our need for connection after long months apart”

Posted by on Oct 15, 2021 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

Stories featuring Zoom have been a growing trope of filmmaking in the time of Covid-19. But Natalie Morales’ debut feature deftly avoids...

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Review – WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc

Posted by on Jul 5, 2021 in All, documentary, Film, Reviews | 0 comments

Director Gio Arlotta’s WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc walks the path set up by the likes of Anvil: Story of Anvil and Searching For...

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LFF 2020 Review: Shirley – “Full of mystery and sardonic wit”

Posted by on Oct 27, 2020 in All, biopic, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Shirley is a snapshot of one convention-busting woman’s life as captured by another unconventional storyteller. Josephine Decker’s fourth...

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