Andy Jones

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A lifelong Londoner, south of the river born and bred, Andy enjoys lurking, loitering with intent and editing Wikipedia articles so everyone fails their exams. At The Upcoming he specialises in cinema. Follow him on Twitter @andyjones_86

  • Movie review

    From the briefest glance through Mojave’s credits, you would be forgiven for assuming that this...

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    Xavier Giannoli has a gift for the absurd. The French writer-director of Superstar, a highly...

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    The Pearl Button

    Born as a kind of conceptual companion piece to his 2010 essay Nostalgia for the...

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    At Li Layla (Next to Her)

    Despite debuting as part of the Directors’ Fortnight selection at the 2014 Cannes...

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    King Jack

    Wistful coming-of-age tales are on shaky ground these days. Standing out amidst a procession of...

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    The Forest

    There is something deeply unsettling about The Forest – a tangible sense of unease that...

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    There is no substitute for understatement. While occasionally accused of regression or simply chasing...

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    The Assassin

    Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien has a reputation for the extravagant. The celebrated filmmaker...

  • Album review
    David Bowie – Blackstar

    The first impression of Blackstar, David Bowie’s latest installment for his...