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Dan Clay

The New Girlfriend

François Ozon’s quirky, witty dramas have made him one of Europe’s most alternative yet accessible film directors. In this latest dissection of sexuality is his decision to tackle men’s gender issues worthy
September 17, 2015

The Falling

Carol Morley’s follow-up to her acclaimed, haunting doc Dreams of a Life sees her branch out into fictional territory with no less intoxicating results. 1969 and at a strict rural Girls’ School
August 25, 2015

While We’re Young

Taking a break from the ever-increasing diminishing returns the likes of The Watch and Night at the Snoozeum bring, it’s pleasing to see Ben Stiller once more team up with Greenberg director
July 17, 2015

Can’t Come Out To Play

Released under the title The Harvest in cinemas it’s perhaps easy to see why director John McNaughton’s thriller was re-titled to Can’t Come Out To Play for its DVD release. Never quite
June 15, 2015

Very Good Girls

While it’s not at all surprising why both Dakota Fanning (alongside her sister Elle) and Elizabeth Olsen are often touted as rising stars of Hollywood, it’s equally surprising why a film such
January 13, 2015

The Hypnotist

Feels like a crime drama set in Scandinavia comes with a Nordic Noir tag, and while some – Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters for example – deserve their billing up there with The Killing
September 9, 2014

Concussion

Much like the old bus adage, you wait for one movie about a bored housewife turning to the sex industry to spice up her life and then two come along in the
September 2, 2014

A Long Way Down

Considering the standard of Nick Hornby film adaptations has been rather high (Colin Firth and Mark Strong appeared in the underrated Fever Pitch after all) the fact that director Pascal Chaumeil has
July 21, 2014

The Sea

It appears the ‘Book vs Film’ argument is one that undulates as much as the waves of John Banville’s Booker prize winning novel on which this adaptation is based. For every decent
June 13, 2014
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