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Comedy

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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.

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  • 11th June 2020
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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.

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  • 5th June 2020
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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.

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  • 19th March 2020
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Knives Out Review

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

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  • 7th December 2019
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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.

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  • 12th 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.

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  • 29th June 2019
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EIFF 2019: The Art of Self-Defense Review

Jesse Eisenberg’s nebbish accountant takes up karate in Riley Stearns’ dark, off-kilter comedy.

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  • 20th June 2019
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EIFF 2019: Yesterday Review

Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis explore a world without The Beatles in this winning romantic comedy.

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  • 18th June 2019
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EIFF 2019: Boyz in the Wood Review

Four teenage boys find themselves being hunted in the Scottish wilderness in Ninian Doff’s gleefully silly genre comedy.

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  • 17th June 2019
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Booksmart Review

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever impress in Olivia Wilde’s lively, funny and progressive teen comedy.

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  • 4th June 2019
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