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LFF: Rosewater

LFF: Rosewater
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Onstage at the Odeon West End, Jon Stewart introduced his freshman feature, Rosewater, amidst a sea of self-deprecating remarks. Stewart repeatedly played down his experience and suggested that the shoot had been some sort of maverick free-for-all. Obviously, this was a load of smoke – Stewart [...]

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Gone Girl

Gone Girl
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Gillian Flynn is an airport novelist, right? We see her novels in the WH Smith’s in Terminal 5, and we know where these books lie, alongside the Peter James and Clive Pattersons of this world. Her 2012 novel Gone Girl is a pacey thriller about [...]

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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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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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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 [...]