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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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Doc/Fest: Peter de Rome

Doc/Fest: Peter de Rome
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Peter de Rome is a legend of the period when gay porn was the hobby of eccentric middle-class Englishmen, hobnobbing abroad with folk like William Burroughs, Andy Warhol and John Gielgud. Peter de Rome (the documentary) is a very loving portrait, both of the man himself, and [...]

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Doc/Fest: The Internet’s Own Boy

Doc/Fest: The Internet’s Own Boy
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The Internet’s Own Boy tells the horrific story of Aaron Swartz, a tech-wizard who, during his prosecution for hacking the academic resource site JSTOR, took his own life. It’s an intensely personal tale of the dangers of the internet, and, conversely, the problems of over-regulation; but, [...]

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5 Possible Plots For The Raid 3

5 Possible Plots For The Raid 3

1) A Direct Sequel Rama concludes The Raid 2 by saying the line ‘No, I’m done’, which suggests that he might be calling time on his ass-kicking days. Of course, that’s not a million miles away from the conclusion to The Raid, so probably ought to be taken [...]