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London Film Festival Review: Lee Chang-Dong’s Burning

Some films resist an in-depth review. With Burning, the sentiment is two-fold, for not only is Lee Chang-Dong’s newest feature so crucially dependent upon...

Venom: 2018’s Best Comedy?

I’ll say this. It had an effective trailer.   In this situation, ‘effective’, does not mean ‘good’ - the sight of an ten-foot slimeboy terrorising a...
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Wooden Overcoats: the podcast you need to know

I’ll pitch it to you with a question. What do you get when you throw the town from The Vicar of Dibley, the leading...

Venue reviews: TAG

For all the superficiality promised by its premise, TAG delivers just the sort of overblown idiocy you might ask of a summer blockbuster. Like...
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Venue Reviews: Whitney

Kevin Macdonald’s Whitney marks the second documentary to delve into the life and career of Whitney Houston. Following on from Nick Broomfield and Rudi...

Venue reviews: Hereditary

At its strongest, Ari Aster’s debut feature fixates upon neutral, offbeat details to the point of paralysing terror. Like the harmless clocking of one’s...