Cinema

We review the English-language debut of Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska, The Other Lamb. By Josh Slater-Williams 26-03-20 1,258 Director: Malgorzata Szumowska Writer: C.S. McMullen Cast: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough, Kelly Campbell, Eve Connolly, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley Distributor: MUBI Running Time: 97 mins If you like this, try… The Invitation Michiel Huisman also
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Takashi Shimizu, the director and co-writer (with Daisuke Hosaka) of Howling Village (Inunaki-mura), will always, along with Hideo Nakata (Ring, 1998; Dark Water, 2002) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, 2001), belong to the pantheon of J-horror filmmakers. This comes down to Shimizu’s auteurist rôle at the centre of one of this subgenre’s most famous and influential
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‘Busy’ is the word that comes to mind in trying to describe Ilya S. Maksimov’s The Soul Conductor (Provodnik). For this is a film in which multiple subgenres and perspectives collide, and the viewer is left, not unlike the self-medicating heroine Katia (Aleksandra Bortich), struggling to find a clear signal in all the noise. Still
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“Welcome to the circle” is a recurring utterance in writer/director David Fowler’s debut feature of the same name. These words are addressed to anybody finding their way into an isolated woodland community whose few residents – Rebekah (Cindy Busby), Lotus Cloud (Heather Doerksen), Sky (Andrea Brooks) and Mathew (Michael Rogers) – are clearly the wide-eyed
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Strange anomalies are afoot with our world exclusive artwork and clip from upcoming sci-fi thriller, Sea Fever… By Rachael Harper 10-03-20 511 We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever…  Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The
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Every night, a group of ageing American ex-army men from the Vietnam – and in one case the Korean – War gather at dingy VFW Post 2494, run by their fellow soldier Fred Parras (Stephen Graham). Together, they knock back a few drinks, share some old combat stories, and engage in the kind of cameraderie
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As tech company manager Rick Sanders (Austin Lewis) leads his staff in a peppy motivational session at the beginning of Butt Boy, the camera circles to one man who stands out from his co-workers, a craggy island of disconsolate ennui floating in a sea of happy-clappy mirth. Played by the film’s director and (with Ryan
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“I don’t know why I do what I do.” The speaker, Jack (MacLeod Andrews, They Look Like People, The Siren) is going through what might be called an existential crisis. Displaced from his own home by a neighbour’s cockroach infestation, he is having to make his bed wherever he can – and right now, given
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‘Raven’s End – Where Your Story Begins’, reads the sign marking the entrance to the mist-shrouded coastal town, as a little boy cycles by with an old analogue camera over his shoulder. This boy is looking for a story alright. With aspirations to become an investigative reporter, he hopes to uncover the rumoured mystery of
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Sea Fever opens with a spectacular shot under the ocean’s surface, sunlight radiating through the wash above, before something plunges into the water: a fully dressed woman who opens her mouth to gasp for breath before there is a cutaway to the title, and then to a huge drifting jellyfish. The woman is Siobhán (Hermione
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Read our review on the Shirley Jackson biopic… By Katie Goh 02-03-20 1,445 Director: Josephine Decker Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman Less a by-the-numbers biopic and more an unconventional sketch of a woman’s creative process, Shirley is a hazy portrait of American cult horror writer, Shirley Jackson. Based on a Susan
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The trailer for the new Candyman film is out and it’s an absolute corker! See it for yourselves here:  Candyman is the highly anticipated contemporary incarnation of the cult classic and Universal’s synopsis of the film is: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighbourhood were terrorized by a
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A new poster and a trailer have been revealed for Paramount Animation’s new monster movie Rumble. Check out the trailer here:  Here is a synopsis for Rumble: In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable
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Epic Pictures Group has acquired the US distribution rights for the breakout comedy-thriller Butt Boy from director and co-writer Tyler Cornack. If you haven’t seen it already, check out the teaser trailer below…  “BUTT BOY embodies the rogue spirit of independent filmmaking and does not fit a conventional mold,” says Epic Pictures Group CEO
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Does Guns Akimbo come out with all guns blazing or is it just firing blanks? Find out with our review! By Anton Bitel 24-02-20 639 Released: 28 February 2020 (US) Certificate: R Director: Jason Lei Howden Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy, Rhys Darby Distributor: Saban Films Illegal online game Skism
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The action is firmly ramped up in the final trailer for Disney’s Mulan. By Rachael Harper 10-02-20 249 The final trailer for Mulan has been released and it’s packed full of action! See for yourselves below:  Here’s Mulan’s synopsis: Disney’s Mulan, the epic tale of a fearless young woman who risks everything out of love for her
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