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Widows

For Widows, Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave [2013]; Shame [2011]) has teamed up with writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl [2014]) to make a genre film that is so much more than just that, with a stellar cast that delivers excellence from start to finish. The titular widows are titular for a reason. Their male counterparts are quickly […]

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Fahrenheit 11/9

The scariest film you’ll see this Halloween might not be a fictional one. In his new documentary Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore explores the 2016 Presidential Elections and the subsequent Trump era, and asks the question still on many of our minds: ‘Why?’ Moore is angry, but although we might expect all his anger to focus on […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

“The only thing more extraordinary than their music is his story,” is one of the official taglines for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic that has been years in the making. An indisputable statement it seems, for anyone who hasn’t seen the film. Bohemian Rhapsody opens on Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) preparing for the 1985 […]

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Bad Times At The El Royale

The hotel El Royale is in decline. Sitting on the state border of California and Nevada, a red line runs through the middle of the lobby, neatly dividing the hotel over the two states. In better days, large crowds used to gamble on the Nevada side, while in California guests filled up the bar. Now, […]

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Skate Kitchen

In Skate Kitchen, a group of young female skaters shreds, slides and rips through the streets of summery New York. Directed by Crystal Moselle (The Wolfpack), the film is a fictitious account of the real-life skating collective it’s named after, with a cast that’s built up almost entirely by members of the real crew. Camille […]

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The Little Stranger

With the sound of a razor cutting across a cheek, director Lenny Abrahamson sets the tone for his gothic drama The Little Stranger. Based on the 2009 novel by Sarah Waters, the film tells the story of Doctor Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson), a country physician with a lifelong obsession for Hundreds Hall — an 18th century […]