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Adam

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EIFF 2020: Clemency Review

With a career best turn from Alfre Woodard, Chinonye Chukwu’s devastating death-row drama is a nuanced and affecting look at difficult subject matter.

  • Review
  • 13th July 2020
  • Adam
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The King of Staten Island Review

Judd Apatow directs the semi-autobiographical tale of Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson in this touching, melancholy dramedy.

  • Review
  • 11th June 2020
  • Adam
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The High Note Review

Dakota Johnson stars as aspiring record producer and PA to Tracee Ellis Ross’s legendary R&B star in Late Night director Nisha Ganatra’s easy-going music industry crowd-pleaser.

  • Review
  • 5th June 2020
  • Adam
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GFF 2020: Deerskin Review

French auteur Quentin Dupieux returns with another oddball curio, which sees Jean Dujardin’s middle-aged sad sack becoming obsessed with a deerskin jacket.

  • Review
  • 19th March 2020
  • Adam
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GFF 2020: Calm With Horses Review

Cosmo Jarvis delivers a standout leading performance in Nick Rowland’s muscular debut feature, Irish crime thriller Calm With Horses.

  • Review
  • 12th March 2020
  • Adam
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Richard Jewell Review

Clint Eastwood tackles the story of Richard Jewell, a security guard thrust into public consciousness after the Centennial Park bombing in 1996, featuring a breakout lead role for Paul Walter Hauser.

  • Review
  • 27th January 2020
  • Adam
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1917 Review

Sam Mendes’s one-shot, first world war Oscar favourite is a technical achievement in search of a compelling story.

  • Review
  • 21st January 2020
  • Adam
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Best of the Year: Top 20 Films of 2019

Counting down the top 20 films of 2019, from Lulu Wang’s The Farewell and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, to Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story and Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade.

  • Feature
  • 12th January 2020
  • Adam
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Knives Out Review

Ana de Armas and Daniel Craig star in Rian Johnson’s deliciously playful murder mystery thriller.

  • Review
  • 7th December 2019
  • Adam
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The Irishman Review

Martin Scorsese’s sprawling, masterful crime epic is a wintry, melancholy examination of loyalty, corruption, family and regret.

  • Review
  • 6th November 2019
  • Adam