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The Show

As Half Man Half Biscuit so memorably said, “Alan Moore knows the score”. He also writes like a demon, or maybe just a Northamptonshire wizard.  In the past, the man who wrote V For Vendetta and Watchmen has been famously dismi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wendy

“On every birthday of our childhoods, my sister Eliza and I wished as we blew out the candles that we would never grow up” says filmmaker Benh Zeitlin. “We were terrified of our older selves and desperate to determine what kind...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Space Jam: A New Legacy

Greenlit off the back of two Nike adverts in the early 1990s that saw Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan sharing the screen, 1996’s Space Jam – yes, the bizarre Looney Tunes basketball movie – went on to gross over $250 million and ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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To Be Someone

Franc Roddam’s Quadrophenia is one of the most beloved British films of all time, flawlessly bringing The Who’s seminal album to life on screen while also carving out its own identity as an impeccable coming of age drama. In th...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Tove

In recent years, Tove Jansson’s iconic Moomins characters have been more popular than ever. The cutesy creatures are everywhere, with their faces on endless merchandise in any gift shop you step in. So, it was only a matter of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc

Every year, we seem to get new documentaries with supposedly ‘new’ insight into legendary bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Queen – at this point, there’s surely nothing else to say. Music documentaries are always ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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...