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Drama

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EIFF 2017: Bad Day for the Cut Review

Chris Baugh marks himself out as Northern Ireland’s answer to Jeremy Saulnier with this Blue Ruin-esque revenge thriller.

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  • 20th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: God's Own Country Review

Yorkshire-born director Francis Lee’s moving, romantic debut opens the 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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  • 19th June 2017
  • Adam
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Logan Review

Hugh Jackman returns as his signature character for the ninth and final time in James Mangold’s dialed-down superhero Western.

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  • 12th March 2017
  • Adam
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Moonlight Review

Barry Jenkins defies expectations at every turn in this achingly beautiful story of a young, gay black man coming of age in the housing projects of Miami.

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  • 6th March 2017
  • Adam
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GFF 2017: Katie Says Goodbye Review

Olivia Cooke is a revelation in this downbeat drama from writer.director Wayne Roberts.

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  • 21st February 2017
  • Adam
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Manchester by the Sea Review

Casey Affleck delivers the performance of his career in Kenneth Lonergan’s quietly devastating drama.

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  • 18th February 2017
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Fifty Shades Darker Review

James Foley’s sequel to 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey treats the material with a sly wink, but still can’t overcome the problematic central relationship.

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  • 15th February 2017
  • Adam
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Fences Review

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis deliver powerhouse performances in this adaptation of August Wilson’s acclaimed play.

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  • 13th February 2017
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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
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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