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  • 1 month ago | Film and TV

    The first few months of the year are notorious for being a period of drought at the movies, but the January–March 2018 release calendar offers a surprising deluge of highly anticipated films

  • 1 month ago | Film and TV

    The Other Side of Hope is a spiritual sequel to Le Havre, arriving six years later; both are sympathetic pictures of refugees without being overtly weepy or sentimental

  • It's become exhausting to evaluate the worth of films based on their timeliness or how they offer an escape from reality. So you may be wary walking into The Other Side of Hope, with its title reminiscent of a self-help book and its...

  • Borrowing David Fincher's viridian hues, director Tarik Saleh (Swedish, but of Egyptian descent) has created a smoky film noir based on true and recent events. The happenings of The Nile Hilton Incident lead up to the Egyptian revolution...

  • Not a whole lot happens in The Midwife, but there's never a dull moment, thanks to the opposing yet equally stellar performances by the two Catherines in lead. Catherine Frot plays the midwife, a timid, middle-aged woman named Claire whose...

  • In his debut feature, Hounds of Love, Ben Young stirs uneasiness from the opening sequence. A slow-motion pan across what looks like a pleasant portrait of suburban adolescence quickly becomes corrupted, the lens seeming to leer, the shot...


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