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Drama

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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: 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.

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  • 1st July 2019
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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.

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  • 26th June 2019
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Beats Review

Two teenagers try to make their way to an underground rave in Brian Welsh’s witty, poignant Scottish coming-of-age drama Beats.

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  • 22nd May 2019
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GFF 2019: Tyrel Film Review

Jason Mitchell stars as the lone black man in amongst a group of white bros on a boozy birthday weekend in Sebastian Silva’s sharp comedy drama Tyrel.

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  • 13th March 2019
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GFF 2019: Dragged Across Concrete Review

Bone Tomahawk writer/director S. Craig Zahler returns with a grimly compelling crime epic starring Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn as a pair of disgraced cops embroiled in a heist-gone-wrong.

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  • 6th March 2019
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Bohemian Rhapsody Review

Rami Malek delivers a magnetic performance as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bryan Singer’s musical biopic.

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  • 20th November 2018
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A Star is Born Review

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga shine as star-crossed lovers in the latest update of this classic romantic melodrama.

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  • 16th October 2018
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EIFF 2018: Hearts Beat Loud Review

Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons star as a father-daughter musical act in Brett Haley’s warm, funny and poignant comedy drama.

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  • 2nd July 2018
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EIFF 2018: The Secret of Marrowbone Review

Sergio G. Sanchez makes his feature directorial debut with this tense gothic thriller, starring George MacKay and Anya Taylor Joy.

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  • 23rd June 2018
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