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This is rural Britain: lonely and loveless

18-12-2017
 

Alasdair Bayman - 18-12-2017

Isolation, failed masculinity and a forged sense of nationalism are driving people in the rural communities of Britain towards hopelessness - two dirty gems of British cinema send a distress signal to the nation [Read More...]

Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast

Daniel Draper
2017

Victor Fraga - 06-09-2017

Doc about the iconic "hard-left" Labour politician from Bolsover is insightful and engaging, but it also slips into clichés and neglects urgent topics - now on DVD [Read More...]

In Between (Bar Bahar)

Maysaloun Hamoud
2016

Maysa Monção - 28-09-2016

From woman to woman: female filmmaker captures the lives of three Palestinian females, in all their glory and also in their struggle between the modern and the traditional, in a story full of compassion and solidarity - in cinemas [Read More...]

Thank You for Calling (Je Compte sur Vous)

Pascal Elbé
2016

Luca Marcello - 14-12-2017

French thriller set in a pre-Snowdon environment, shows government surveillance was already part of our cultural zeitgeist back then - watch it now as part of the Men on the Edge collection [Read More...]

Mountains May Depart

Jia Zhangke
2016

Richard Greenhill - 14-12-2017

Between the sword and the Great Wall: compelling melodrama shines a pertinent light on the everyday experiences of China, and the constant struggle between tradition and modernity - in cinemas [Read More...]

The man who made a sullen Brazil laugh

 

Victor Fraga - 13-12-2017

Daniel Rezende is a young Brazilian director whose first film, about a very dirty and subversive TV clown, has brought laughter and reflection to a country undergoing tragic changes - he now answers our dirty questions [Read More...]

The Prince of Nothingwood

Sonia Kronluns
2017

Victor Fraga - 13-12-2017

This is neither Bollywood nor Hollywood. Salim Shaleen is the "Afghan Spielberg", a filmmaker with 108 films under his belt as well as an intense joi de vivre - fascinating doc about charismatic artist in cinemas Friday [Read More...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson
2017

Jeremy Clarke - 12-12-2017

The latest addition to the Star Wars franchise offers a visual spectacle and is one of the series’ best entries, with new places, odd creatures and a Jedi heroine in the pole position, amongst other dirty treats - in cinemas on Thursday [Read More...]

Bingo: The King of the Mornings (Bingo: O Rei das Manhãs)

Daniel Rezende
2017

Victor Fraga - 10-12-2017

Think clowns don't get dirty? Real-life story of Brazilian television clown exudes charm, nostalgia, swagger and, dare I say, sensuality, plus it's one of the best films you will see this year - in cinemas Friday [Read More...]

Scarred Hearts (Inimi Cicatrizate)

Radu Jude
2017

Alasdair Bayman - 13-12-2017

Heavy-hearted Romanian drama about man succumbing to TB during Interwar period reflects on our vulnerability, mortality and triggers of the intellect - watch it now with ArteKino [Read More...]

Fast Convoy (Le Convoi)

Frédéric Schoendoerffer
2017

Alasdair Bayman - 08-12-2017

French thriller plays with the colour palette in order to convey a sense of broken masculinity, partly shunning gravity-defying cars in favour of more psychological depth - watch it now on VoD [Read More...]

Those bloody vegans!!!

DMovies' reader pours her heart out as she talks about Meet Your Meat the film that changed her life forever, in emotional statement.

Women don’t cower in silence!

Thais reveals the very dirty movie that made her become the strong woman and the empowered professional that she is now!

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