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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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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.

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  • 12th March 2020
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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.

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  • 21st January 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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The Irishman Review

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

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  • 6th November 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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Us Review

Jordan Peele touches on the class divide in his latest social satire, an often thrilling but overstuffed follow up to Get Out.

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  • 8th April 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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Mission: Impossible - Fallout Review

Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie return to Mission: Impossible to deliver one of the best entries into the franchise.

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  • 18th July 2018
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EIFF 2018: Calibre Review

City boys Jack Lowden and Martin McCann find themselves caught in a rural nightmare in this Highlands-set thriller from writer-director Matt Palmer.

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  • 25th June 2018
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