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Marion Cotillard‘s two key performances this year, in The Dark Knight Rises and now Rust and Bone, could not be more different. In TDKR she played a side-lined, generic love interest for our hero who barely managed to be interesting even with a late reveal. She also gave us one

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Sightseers is the third film by exciting new British talent Ben Wheatley, who is already establishing himself as a masterful director and possibly the new Shane Meadows. However, to give Wheatley the credit for this film would be doing a disservice to the real creators and talent, Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who wrote and star in the film as oddball lovers Chris and Tina.

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Michael Haneke is a director whose career I have followed intently over the past few years. While never making anything that would slot into my top ten or even twenty favorite films he has produced some intriguing, interesting and original work. Haneke is known for edgy and controversial themes and

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In We Need To Talk About Kevin’s opening scene director Lynne Ramsay throws the viewer into the middle of La Tomatina; a Spanish food fighting festival in which its participants haul fresh tomatoes at one another. We focus on a young Eva, the main character in this film, who stands

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My final day at the London Film Festival was certainly the most eclectic day of the event so far taking me through a wide range of subjects from spanking and masochism to royalty and cults within the space of mere hours. First up, I had the press screening of Cronenberg’s

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The second of the big days at the London Film Festival, today’s outing held the apocalyptic Sundance smash Take Shelter, the Oscar hopeful The Descendants, Herzog’s latest documentary Into The Abyss and the hotly anticipated mystery film in store for me. So, it was off to Leicester Square once again

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Our very own Daniel Sarath has been at the London Film Festival this year and has been able to review some wonderful films for the site. In case you missed them, click on the links below. Day 1: Reviews of SHAME, LIKE CRAZY and 360 Day 2: Reviews of THE

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Today was my third and most anticipated day at the London Film Festival, one that would see me checking out two of 2011’s most talked about movies and a film that has been intriguing me for a long, long time. From talky political drama and silent black and white comedy

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After a brief hiatus from the London Film Festival in order to keep up with university work, today marked my triumphant return to the UK capital in order to see some of the year’s biggest and most exciting upcoming movies. It may not be the biggest of days at the

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There are few things I would drag myself out of bed at 4:30am for. The ‘Lost’ finale was one of them and the UK general elections were another (What? Stop looking me like that, I’m cool really) but today I made that special commitment to head down to the 55th

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A dramatization of Australia’s most notorious serial killings, Snowtown is a modern true crime masterpiece and another worthy addition to the country’s ever-growing resume of incredible films. Sick of the national stereotypes that have permeated through Western films, Australia has bitten back in the last decade with an assortment or

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