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Review: The Skeleton Twins

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Review: The Skeleton Twins

It’s not often that two breakthrough dramatic performances from comedic actors are in the one film. Ever since Bill Murray went serious, comedy actors have strived to find that film…

Review: The Infinite Man

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Review: The Infinite Man

A mischievous blend of sci-fi and comrom (emphasis on the ‘com’), The Infinite Man is compared to the likes of Groundhog Day and Primer all too easily and often.

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.

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