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On Her Shoulders

Alexandria Bombach
2019

Victor Fraga - 22-01-2019

Isis sexual slavery survivor from mostly overlooked religious minority faces an uphill struggle raising awareness of the horrors suffered by her people - in cinemas Friday, January 25th [Read More...]

Rosa Luxemburg

Margarethe von Trotta
1986

Victor Fraga - 21-01-2019

Biopic of Polish born German revolutionary reveals that she wasn't as "radical" as the modern media would like us to think - Margarethe von Trotta's classic is rereleased on Monday, February 4th [Read More...]

Buffalo Boys

Mike Wiluan
2019

Ron Fogel - 19-01-2019

What do you get when you mix a Western revenge story with a martial arts film, taking place in Indonesia? Here's your answer - now available on all major VoD platforms. [Read More...]

Glass

M. Night Shyamalan
2019

Jeremy Clarke - 17-01-2019

The hero from Unbreakable and the villain from Split are captured and incarcerated in a maximum security psychiatric facility, and the outcome isn't pretty - in cinemas from Friday, January 18th [Read More...]

Backtrace

Brian A. Miller
2019

Fedor Tot - 17-01-2019

Heist thriller lacks a little imagination, just like its amnesia-stricken protagonist (played by a far more effective Matthew Modine) - now available on VoD [Read More...]

Revenger

Seung-Won Lee
2019

Charlies Jones - 17-01-2019

A former detective infiltrates a prison island in order to avenge the murder of his family, in colourful yet soulless South Korean martial arts flick - now available on Netflix [Read More...]

Monsters and Men

Reinaldo Marcus Green
2019

Michael McClure - 16-01-2019

Afro-American man accidentally witnesses and films the police killing of another Afro-American, in powerful drama about getting trapped in the machinations of power - in cinemas Friday, January 18th and on VoD on Monday, January 21st [Read More...]

The Raft

Marcus Lindeen
2019

Redmond Bacon - 14-01-2019

Is this Big Brother's grandfather? The surviving members of a very strange social experiment are brought together nearly a century later: the 11 strangers were made to live on a raft for three months cut off from the rest of the world - in cinemas Friday, January 18th. [Read More...]

Beautiful Boy

Felix Van Groeningen
2019

Victor Fraga - 13-01-2019

The life of 18-year-old Nic Sheff is turned upside down after he becomes addicted to crystal meth, in this cinema adaptation of best-selling books by Nic and his father David - in cinemas Friday, January 18th [Read More...]

London Unplugged

Layke Anderson, Natalia Casali, Nick Cohen, Mitchell Crawford, Andres Heger-Bratterud, Ben Jacobson, Rosanna Lowe, Gaelle Mourre, Kaki Wong, Qi Zhang
2019

Victor Fraga - 12-01-2019

Anthology film comprising 10 segments directed by emerging filmmakers celebrates the British capital, serendipity and isolation, mostly from a very female perspective - in cinemas Friday, January 18th [Read More...]

Mary Queen of Scots

Josie Rourke
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 08-01-2019

A tale of two kingdoms. As Queen of Scotland in the turbulent 16th century, Mary must contend with her cousin Elizabeth I of England in order to stay alive, in po-faced historical epic - in cinemas from Friday, January 18th [Read More...]

Stan & Ollie

Jon S. Baird
2018

Victor Fraga - 08-01-2019

Late-career biopic following a UK tour of Laurel and Hardy successfully rescues and celebrates slapstick and old Hollywood nostalgia, but it also lacks a little punch (or slap?) - in cinemas on Friday, January 11th [Read More...]

Colette

Wash Westmoreland
2019

Michael McClure - 08-01-2019

Biopic of French writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette starring a stunning Keira Knightley details her struggle to overcome strict societal constraints of the Belle Époque and to become an artist in her own right - in cinemas from Wednesday, January 9th [Read More...]

Newly Single

Adam Christian Clark
2018

Eoghan Lyng - 06-01-2019

After being dumped by his girlfriend, an aggressive and egotistical Astor embarks on an erratic dating crusade, in profoundly dark comedy about hurt egos and cruel psyches - available now on VoD [Read More...]

The House By The Sea (La Villa)

Robert Guédiguian
2019

Redmond Bacon - 05-01-2019

A father’s legacy is minutely dissected in this stirring tale of regret, nostalgia and the true meaning of community spirit - in cinemas Friday, January 11th [Read More...]

An Impossible Love (Un Amour Impossible)

Catherine Corsini
2019

Eoghan Lyng - 03-01-2019

French drama detailing the lives of two lovers during four decades is a canny tale of chauvinism and quiet domestic suffering - in cinemas Friday, January 4th [Read More...]

Coffee with Cinnamon (Café com Canela)

Glenda Nicacio, Ary Rosa
2019

Fiona Whitelaw - 02-01-2019

Powerfully evocative portrait of grief, love and loss amongst a group of close friends and neighbours is a dirty gem of Brazilian cinema! [Read More...]

The 12th Man

Harald Zwart
2019

Ben Flanagan - 02-01-2019

Survival epic about lone survivor of a Norwegian resistance boat during WW2 uses devices of mainstream war genre to convincing results - in cinemas and also on VoD on Friday, January 4th. [Read More...]


Other Reviews

One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o Tomeru na!)
Ultra dirty, low-budget Japanese meta-comedy-horror lives up to its ambitions and delivers a bounty of surprises - in selected cinemas from Friday, January 4th, and then on VoD, DVD and BD on Friday, January 28th [Read More...]

The Passenger
Jack Nicholson plays a TV journalist who commits identity theft and travels around the world in a dead man's shoes, in Antonioni's splendid essay on self-deceit - in cinemas from Friday, January 4th [Read More...]

Acceptable Damage
Aspergic teen is taunted and bullied by street gang in leafy London suburb, exposing a country with institutions unprepared to handle young people with special needs - one-off screening on March 7th and then out on VoD the following month [Read More...]

RBG
Progressive American Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is celebrated for her mammoth achievements and treated as a celebrity, but should we bestow such treatment upon judges? Our editor reviews and raises questions about doc out in cinemas and also on VoD [Read More...]

The Favourite
Greek director delivers auspicious drama set in Britain 300 years ago about social climber attempting to become the Queen's advisor, but the film lacks the dirty genius of his early works - in cinemas from Saturday, December 29th. [Read More...]

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