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Odette

This year, StudioCanal continues their run of British war film re-releases with a spectacular, 4k 16-bit restoration of the true-life tale of French-born war heroine, Odette Sansom.  Leaving behind her three young daughters and...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kind Hearts & Coronets

Kind Hearts & Coronets is often cited as the perfect Ealing Comedy but it’s also the most atypical. Director Robert Hamer, who co-wrote much of the script, expressed his intention to make a film “not noticeably similar to a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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I Was Monty’s Double

Arguably no-one made better war films than the British in that golden era, in the 50s and 60s, when the UK still had vibrant movie industry who were willing tell stories about more than posh folk or East End gangsters. Neither ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a film that surprises and delights in equal measure. Although, on paper, a crime-caper of sorts, this true-life tale of literary forgery is actually much, much more. It’s a film about friendship, and...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The Lego Movie managed that rare feat of being funny enough to keep the kids entertained and subversive enough to make the adults chuckle. Any sequel was always going to have its work cut out, and The Lego Movie 2 doesn’t quite...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Destroyer

Like Karyn Kusama’s last full feature The Invitation, Destroyer is an essay on trauma and how the decisions we make, the events we experience and the roads we take can ripple through the rest of our lives. Where The Invitation ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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November

Imagine a film that channels Jan Švankmajer’s Alice, Wiene’s Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari, and Bergman’s Seventh Seal. Imagine a film that feels like a lost silent classic, but was made in 2018. Imagine a film suffused with Gothic m...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank tells the bitter-sweet story of Chris Sievey—a musician, artist, comedian, who spent his life dreaming of having just enough fame to ensure he could do things his own way. Steve Sullivan’s funny and moving BIFA-nomi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The White Reindeer

The directorial debut of Finnish cinematographer Erik Blomberg, The White Reindeer won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. A vampiric fairy-tale set amongst the starkly beautiful fells of Finnish Lapland, Blomberg combines an almost do...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Aquaman

Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman. DC may own some of the most recognisable superhero ‘brands’ but ever since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008, its lagged woefully behind its rival. Which is strange because, in ...