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Comedy

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EIFF 2017: Modern Life is Rubbish Review

Freya Mavor and Josh Whitehouse relive their relationship through their CD collection in Daniel Jerome Gill’s winning romcom.

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  • 22nd June 2017
  • Adam
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Toni Erdmann Review

Maren Ade’s oddball German comedy beguiling, funny and insightful in its depiction of an unusual father-daughter relationship.

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  • 8th February 2017
  • Adam
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T2 Trainspotting Review

Danny Boyle’s belated sequel replaces the drug-addled youthful exuberance of Trainspotting with sober, middle-aged ennui.

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  • 22nd January 2017
  • Adam
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The Edge of Seventeen Review

Kelly Fremon Craig’s high school dramedy perfectly captures the life-or-death stakes of teenage life.

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  • 8th December 2016
  • Adam
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Paterson Review

Jim Jarmusch’s minor masterpiece embraces the small wonders of ordinary life and the pleasure that can be found in the creative process.

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  • 30th November 2016
  • Adam
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Swiss Army Man Review

Film making duo Daniels make a striking debut with this surreal tale of a suicidal man and the dead body that keeps him alive.

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  • 10th October 2016
  • Adam
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Cafe Society Review

Woody Allen’s latest whisks us through the world of the ’30s glitterati in this light and breezy comedy drama.

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  • 6th September 2016
  • Adam
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War Dogs Review

Jonah Hill gives one of his best performances in Todd Phillips’ uneven look at the toxic side of the American dream.

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  • 29th August 2016
  • Adam
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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Review

The Lonely Island take on pop docs in this hilarious mockumentary.

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  • 28th August 2016
  • Adam
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David Brent: Life on the Road Review

Ricky Gervais takes his most famous character to the big screen for the first time.

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  • 22nd August 2016
  • Adam