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The Inbetweeners 2

The Inbetweeners 2
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A second Inbetweeners movie was green-lit the moment the first film broke the record for a British comedy. It makes financial success, and there are clearly legions of fans for these four awkward in-betweens. Of course, as they get older, they get less ‘in-between’, and now we [...]

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Doc/Fest: Beaverland

Doc/Fest: Beaverland
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2.5

Beaverland is a film about beavers. Sort of. It takes places on the island of Tierra del Fuego in Chile, as two biologists set out to study and kill the beavers who have taken over, and destroyed, the ecosystem on the island. Their lonely crusade against [...]

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Doc/Fest: The Overnighters

Doc/Fest: The Overnighters
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5

As an employment crisis grips American, the small town of Williston, North Dakota is swamped by an influx of workers following a modern-day gold rush. Their target are the oilfields that have been discovered outside of the town. But with prosperity and its allure comes [...]

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Doc/Fest: Derby Crazy Love

Doc/Fest: Derby Crazy Love
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3

Roller derby is a mysterious sub-cultural sport that exists on the peripheries of pop culture; Drew Barrymore visited it in her directorial debut Whip It but, other than that, it remains a fairly enigmatic subject (especially to the average Brit). Derby Crazy Love charts the fortunes of Montreal’s leading [...]

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Doc/Fest: Vessel

Doc/Fest: Vessel
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Diana Whitten’s documentary follows the efforts of Rebecca Gomperts, a Dutch doctor, to provide safe abortions to women in countries where such procedures are still illegal. To do this, Gomperts sets sail in the titular vessel (a clever pun) and sails women out into international [...]

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Doc/Fest: Slaying the Badger

Doc/Fest: Slaying the Badger
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4

Sadly, this is not a film about the badger cull. It’s a cycling film – following in the rich vein of cycling documentaries which have hit cinemas in recent months – that chronicles the rivalry between American Greg LeMond and Frenchman Bernard Hinault (aka The [...]