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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
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The Farewell Review

Akwafina impresses with a nuanced and moving performance in The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s warm, personal portrait of a Chinese family.

  • Review
  • 3rd October 2019
  • Adam
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Blinded by the Light Review

A teenager’s life in 1980s Britain is transformed when he discovers Bruce Springsteen’s music in Gurinder Chadha’s coming-of-age crowd-pleaser.

  • Review
  • 12th July 2019
  • Adam
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Interview with End of Sentence's John Hawkes and Elfar Adalsteins

Director Elfar Adalsteins and actor John Hawkes were in attendance at the Edinburgh International Film Festival to discuss their new film End of Sentence.

  • Interview
  • 4th July 2019
  • Adam
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EIFF 2019: End of Sentence Review

John Hawkes and Logan Lerman star in this tender portrait of grief and fractured family dynamics as a father and son embark on an Irish road trip.

  • Review
  • 1st July 2019
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EIFF 2019: Ode to Joy Review

Martin Freeman stars as a man with cataplexy in this sweet, funny and beguiling romantic comedy from director Jason Winer.

  • Review
  • 29th June 2019
  • Adam
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EIFF 2019: Strange But True Review

Nick Robinson investigates a mysterious pregnancy in Rowan Athale’s half-baked, tonally mismanaged thriller.

  • Review
  • 26th June 2019
  • Adam