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Lost Daughter

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Lost Daughter starring Olivia Coleman, Dakota Johnson and Jessie Buckley premiered on Netflix last month. The film, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s feature directorial debut, follows a college professor, Leda (Olivia Coleman), on her holiday to a Greek Island, who becomes obsessed with a young mother Nina (Dakota Johnson) and her daughter Elena, as well […]


Interview: Director Michael Pearce on his adult fairy tale ‘Beast’

In her comfortable Jersey home with her birthday party about to begin, 27-year-old Moll (Jessie Buckley) rehearses the fakest of smiles in the mirror – the first indication of Beast’s preoccupation with the masks its characters wear. Home schooled after a violent incident as a teenager and still kept on a tight leash by her […]