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Drama

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IT Review

Andy Muschietti brings Stephen King’s classic horror to the big screen in an adaptation that’s both chilling and emotionally resonant.

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  • 14th September 2017
  • Adam
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Patti Cake$ Review

Geremy Jasper’s debut overcomes it formulaic plot with gritty realism, overwhelming optimism and a star-making turn from Danielle Macdonald.

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  • 6th September 2017
  • Adam
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The Big Sick Review

Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani gets an Apatow-endorsed showcase with this heartfelt and hilarious true story of the early days of his relationship.

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  • 3rd August 2017
  • Adam
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Dunkirk Review

Christopher Nolan’s immersive epic is an elegantly constructed ticking-clock thriller that is unlike any war movie that’s come before.

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  • 27th July 2017
  • Adam
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War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Andy Serkis astounds once again as director Matt Reeves completes the Planet of the Apes trilogy in style.

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  • 23rd July 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: England is Mine Review

Jack Lowden stars as Morrissey in Mark Gill’s exploration of the indie icon’s formative years in working-class Manchester.

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  • 3rd July 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Kaleidoscope Review

Toby Jones stars for his brother Rupert in this psychological thriller about a mild-mannered fortysomething with a chequered past and a fractured mind.

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  • 2nd July 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Waterboys Review

A crime writer and his son – both reeling from failed relationships – reconnect on a trip to Edinburgh in this poignant Dutch comedy drama.

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  • 30th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Freak Show Review

Alex Lawther gives an astonishing performance as a flamboyant, “transvisionary gender obliviator” in Trudie Styler’s poignant high school dramedy.

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  • 27th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Goodbye Berlin Review

Two high school kids have a summer to remember in this charming German coming-of-age, road trip movie from acclaimed director Fatih Akin.

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  • 25th June 2017
  • Adam