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Margaret & David call ‘cut!’ on At the Movies

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Margaret & David call ‘cut!’ on At the Movies

The end credits for At the Movies are set to roll later this year, as Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton’s 28-year partnership as film critic hosts will wrap on Tuesday,…

Transitions Film Festival

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Transitions Film Festival

The annual Transitions Film Festival returns to the Mercury Cinema next month with a huge line up of inspirational and groundbreaking documentaries, shining a spotlight on the innovations, ideas, change-makers…

Patricia Arquette talks Boyhood

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Patricia Arquette talks Boyhood

Patricia Arquette discusses her role in Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, shot over 11 seminal years in a young man’s life.

Review: Boyhood

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Review: Boyhood

Shot over 11 years in a young man’s life, Boyhood leaves a lasting impression with its gorgeous performances, inspired casting and acute relatability.

Review: 20,000 Days on Earth

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Review: 20,000 Days on Earth

Wannabe-Dark Lord Nick Cave, now into his later 50s, celebrates his 20,000 days on earth with this entertaining chunk of self-mythologising that’s part documentary, part mockumentary, part ego-trip and, knowing…

Review: Night Moves

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Review: Night Moves

Kelly Reichardt’s latest deliberately borrows its title from director Arthur Penn’s jaundiced, Gene Hackman-starring 1975 drama Night Moves, and therefore evidently wants to capture the famously dark mood and paranoid…

Review: Magic in the Moonlight

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Review: Magic in the Moonlight

With pseudoscience, spiritualism and mysticism rampant on social media – and increasingly more ‘mainstream’ sites – the timing of Woody Allen’s latest romp could not be more apt, which is…

Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

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Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

The Oscar-winning actor and director - best known for films such as 'The Great Escape', 'Jurassic Park' and 'Gandhi' - has been reported dead by his son over the weekend.

Review: Bethlehem

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Review: Bethlehem

This, the first feature from Israeli co-writer/director Yuval Adler, working from a script co-penned by Palestinian Ali Waked, works satisfactorily as a dramatic thriller.

Clio Barnard and The Selfish Giant

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Clio Barnard and The Selfish Giant

Writer/director Clio Barnard’s first proper feature The Selfish Giant is drawn from one of Oscar Wilde’s children’s stories but it’s been much changed, especially by taking out the giant.

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