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Dummies, Strangers and Zombies for Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and for some people, that comes in the form of homicidal maniacs, bloodthirsty zombies and psychological torment at the hands of a ventriloquist dummy. Thankfully, cult label Second Sight have all o...
 
 
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Breathless (4K UHD + Blu-ray) Unboxing – Amazon UK Exclusive Collector’s Edition

One of the most influential and iconic films in the history of cinema, Jean-Luc Godard’s beloved classic Breathless has finally been given a release befitting of its legacy courtesy of StudioCanal. This gorgeous new 4K UHD Blu-...

 
 
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Possessor

In 2012, celebrated filmmaker David Cronenberg’s son Brandon burst onto the scene with his directorial debut Antiviral, a blackly satirical sci-fi horror that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. With gruesome morbidity, the fi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mogul Mowgli

With Halloween just around the corner, Bassam Tariq and Riz Ahmed’s raw and powerful – and deeply flawed – Mogul Mowgli presents an alternative to the usual horror fare. Focusing on the very real demons of Zed, a young Br...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Relic

It seems like waiting for an innovative and memorable horror film in 2020 is like waiting for a bus. Nothing for ages, then two come along at once! Yes, after the phenomenal Saint Maud earlier in October, we now have another fi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Honest Thief

In a year packed with surprises, one of the biggest shocks yet comes in the form of Mark Williams’ action thriller Honest Thief. Starring Liam Neeson in the titular criminal role, the film may appear on the surface to be just a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Director Iván Castell on – Rise Of The Synths

Iván Castell’s passionate and absorbing documentary The Rise of the Synths explores the history of a growing sub-genre of electronic music known as synthwave. With narration from acclaimed filmmaker John Carpenter and appearanc...
 
 
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The Trial of the Chicago 7

Based on the 1968 trial of a group of men accused of inciting violence in protesting the Vietnam War during the Democratic Party Convention, this courtroom drama feels more relevant now than it did then.  At one point set to be...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Saint Maud

In a year where all the big, flashy blockbusters are being held back in anticipation of a greater profit in 2021, independent films have an opportunity to dominate UK cinemas – the ones that are still open, at least. Director R...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blackbird

With an all-star cast including Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon and Sam Neill, it’s shocking that the wonderful Blackbird has had such a tiny release. In a non-Covid parallel universe, this could’ve been one of the biggest dramas ...