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Latest Reviews

  • Nightcrawlers

    Dan Gilroy

    An amoral quasi-journalist profits from gruesome voyeurism and a suburban paranoia in Dan Gilroy's well crafted but slippery thriller satire.

  • The Imitation Game

    Morten Tyldum

    Lively direction and superb performances paper over the cracks in Morten Tyldum's engaging account of Alan Turing cracking the Nazi's Enigma code and suffering an appalling legitimised persecution after the war.

  • Mr Turner

    Mike Leigh

    Timothy Spall picked up best actor at Cannes for his career-topping performance as JMW Turner in Mike Leigh's meticulous biopic of the great Romantic painter.

  • Ida

    Paweł Pawlikowski

    A shocking secret weighs heavy upon Paweł Pawlikowski's monochrome new feature, 'Ida', which has already established itself as a serious contender for future masterpiece status.

  • 71

    Yann Demange

    A remarkably assured debut feature from TV veteran, Yann Demange, combining a hand-held documentary aesthetic with survival thriller conventions to thrust us into the heart of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

  • Gone Girl

    David Fincher

    A souped-up marriage melodrama masquerades as a mid-west gothic thriller in David Fincher's smart adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling page turner, 'Gone Girl'.

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