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Drama

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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
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EIFF 2017: Daphne Review

Emily Beecham gives a superb, nuanced performance in Peter Mackie Burns’ low-key, London-set character study.

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  • 24th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Sweet Virginia Review

Jon Bernthal and Christopher Abbott come head-to-head in small town Alaska in director Jamie M. Dagg’s gripping neo-noir thriller.

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  • 21st June 2017
  • Adam
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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