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Benny & Jolene | Movie review

Benny & Jolene
MOVIE REVIEW

In this film about a boy/girl folk group, Benny and Jolene are pressured to become more commercial and “poppy” the moment they have a breakthrough on the folk scene. This gentle comedy is almost the definition of low-key as we travel [read more]

The Other Woman | Movie review

The Other Woman
MOVIE REVIEW

Carly (Cameron Diaz) is an attractive hot shot lawyer from New York City, who up until now has seen success in all but love. Cue good looking, gift bearing, says all the right things new boyfriend Mark (Game of Thrones star Nikolaj [read more]

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

As part of Frieze’s commitment to being what co-editor Jennifer Higgie describes as “more than just pages between two covers”, the esteemed arts magazine has embarked upon the production of an ongoing series of short [read more]

After the Night | Movie review

After the Night
MOVIE REVIEW

After the Night, which premiered during Director’s Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival, is the latest feature from Basil de Cunha. Set in a Creole-speaking part of Lisbon, it chronicles the journey of Sombra, a man who owes the local [read more]

The Sea | Movie review

The Sea
MOVIE REVIEW

The Sea is an adaptation of the 2005 Man Booker prize-winning novel of the same name, by respected Irish author John Banville. It tells the tale of Max Morden, a recently widowed art historian who returns to the seaside location of his [read more]

Locke | Movie review

Locke
MOVIE REVIEW

Steven Knight is an acclaimed screenwriter, his pen gave birth to indie pearls such as Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises and Amazing Grace. In 2013 he released his first two movies as director, Hummingbird starring Jason Statham and [read more]

A very British character: a conversation with Billy Cook

A very British character: a conversation with Billy Cook

Billy Cook is one to watch in British film. Having been encouraged onto the silver screen by his father, David Essex, it’s no wonder that he has taken to classic British film like a natural, in projects like Traveller. We were lucky [read more]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Movie review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
MOVIE REVIEW

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is adrenaline-pumping, electrifying, heart-wrenching high drama. This franchise may well be the best superhero remake of the decade. Thrilling from the outset, this is a jaw-dropping ride in sensational 3D, with [read more]

Reaching for the Moon | Movie review

Reaching for the Moon
MOVIE REVIEW

Reaching for the Moon is a visual feast. Nestling its plot in the foothills of Rio, this film is a love affair between the aesthetic and poetic in every facet. Based on the true story of the blossoming romance between Brazilian architect [read more]

Wrinkles | Movie review

Wrinkles
MOVIE REVIEW

Adapted from the graphic novel Arrugas by Paco Roca, this Spanish animation has been redubbed into English as Wrinkles. It follows Emilio (Martin Sheen) as he moves into an old people’s home, forges a precarious friendship with roommate [read more]

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In this film about a boy/girl folk group, Benny and Jolene are pressured to become more commercial and “poppy” the [read more]

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