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Calm with Horses review: an emotional masterpiece

I’ve seen many films, but few as powerful as Nick Rowland’s Calm with Horses. The story is at its heart about the relationship between protagonist Arm (Cosmo Jarvis), a traumatised ex-boxer who finds himself working for a criminal family in West Ireland, and his young autistic son (Kiljan Moroney), who melts down easily, but finds […]

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American Animals

A heist, a comedy of bluntest errors and an essay on the woeful realities of collective fraternal fantasy rolled into one; like most other triune creatures, American Animals is leaden-footed and graceless. With each head pulling in opposing directions, Cerberus’ inarticulate limbs are left splayed upon the floor, nonthreatening and aimed in every direction, but […]