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The Witch

Writer-director Robert Eggers’ indie film, The Witch – winner of best debut feature at 2015’s BFI London Film Festival – is a horror film and no mistake. But after an initial bold reveal you soon forget this and become swept up...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Carol

When a beautiful middle-aged woman leaves her leather gloves on the counter of a New York department store, it forms a small but pivotal moment in the life of a young sales assistant and sparks an intriguing new friendship. Roo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Models Turned Movie Stars

Do actresses get annoyed with the fashion models who stomp stiletto-shaped holes into their turf? It happens on a frequent basis in the movie world. This year we’ve already seen two Cara Delevingne films (Face Of An Angel, Pape...
 
 
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Finding Vivian Maier

It’s amazing what you can find in car boot sales, auctions and attics – sometimes, among the gnarly Toby jugs and cracked candlesticks, there’s a box full of delights. In 2007 John Maloof found such a box at an auction house in...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Comment: Girls On Film

“The world is round, people”, said the hugely talented Cate Blanchett to her 2014 Oscars audience. Ignoring the fact that Earth is, in fact, slightly oval, Blanchett’s point was that men and women were equal, just as day follow...
 
 
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We Are The Best!

We Are the Best! is one of those feel-good films that has universal appeal – everyone’s been a teenager and at some point felt awkward, weird and misunderstood. It’s a film that captures that in-between age so...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent was catapulted to fame at the age of 21 when he was chosen to head up the House of Dior after the death of its namesake. Having then established his own fashion house, he led the charge for empowering women t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kill Your Darlings

The excitement and air of possibility surrounding ‘freshman’ year at university is perfectly captured in first-time director John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings – from awkward introductions to hedonistic parties. Daniel Radcliffe...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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What Fantasy Films Taught Us

Fantasy as a film genre is probably the most open-ended, anything goes genre. However, if you look closely you’ll find some recurring tropes, so FilmJuice’s Nadia Attia decided to pinpoint the top ten for your future viewing de...
 
 
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Fantasy Fatigue

Stephanie Meyer is ‘so over Twilight’ (Main Picture). She’s bored of her sexually repressed, sulky teen creations and wants to now concentrate on “spending time in other worlds, like Middle-earth.” Which is slightly worrying. B...