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The Father

In 1991, Anthony Hopkins took home a well-deserved Best Actor Academy Award for his unforgettable performance in The Silence of the Lambs, despite only appearing in the film for 16 minutes. His latest film, The Father, sees him...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Me, Myself and Di

If there’s one thing us Brits love, it’s a good old-fashioned feel-good romcom. Ever since Richard Curtis practically birthed the subgenre with classics like Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Bridget Jones’s Diary, ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Elyse

Recently winning his second Academy Award at the age of 83 – the oldest Best Actor winner on record – Sir Anthony Hopkins is certainly enjoying something of a resurgence of late, with 2019 also seeing him nominated for a slew o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Quiet Place Part II

Back in 2018, one horror film silently took the genre by storm with its originality, surprisingly developed characters, and terrifying use of silence in its impeccable sound design. It was deservedly a huge success, both commer...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw

Well, this is a strange one. After the grisly Saw series wrapped up its complex and overarching narrative in the now-humorously titled seventh film Saw 3D: The Final Chapter, seven years later brought yet another sequel in 2017...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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End of Sentence

While most weepy dramas go all-out with overtly heavy-handed themes and powerhouse performances, the more impactful are often the quieter films. Indie filmmaker Elfar Adalsteins makes his directorial debut with this poignant an...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Artist’s Wife

Tom Dolby’s The Artist’s Wife often comes across as a film desperately trying to cross every single cliché off the ‘Oscar bait’ bingo card.  Dealing with the wife of a renowned artist recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s before ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

One of the most wholesome and educational shows in the history of children’s television, viewers in over 140 countries have taken a stroll down Sesame Street in the company of Big Bird, Bert & Ernie, Grover and the rest of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Oak Room

Much like the mysterious character within it played by Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte, here is a film that has seemingly come out of nowhere to enthral us with a dark and twisted tale of suspense that would have the master Alfred Hitc...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Power

Some of the best horrors thrive on their simplicity. For example, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is scary because it really just boils down to a mad bloke in the middle of nowhere chasing you with a power tool. See? Scary. Corinn...