Film Review

Trapped alone in a suburban house, a social media star discovers who her friends really are.

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Film Review

In Texas soon after the American Civil War, an itinerant newspaper-reader develops an unexpected friendship with a young girl.

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Criterion Blu-ray Film Review

Two Russian partisans, captured by the Germans during World War II, must decide whether to collaborate with their foes or face death.

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Film Review

After his girlfriend disappears, a young man becomes convinced that a monster is visiting his house.

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Retrospective Film Review

A mentally unstable veteran works as a taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violence.

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Retrospective Film Review

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

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Film Review

An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1939.

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Retrospective Film Review

A dramatised account of the real-life British serial killer John Christie and the man he framed for murder.

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And they did.

Brexit: The Uncivil War is nearly two years old now, and if Dominic Cummings: The Movie — which is what this effectively is — were to be made now it would of course have to cover the pandemic, the experiments in ophthalmology and the eventual fall from grace.

But as long as you don’t take it too literally, and accept it as a wry and fantastical character portrait founded in rather than scrupulously tied to factuality, it remains a film with many merits: funny, watchable, more insightful about some aspects of the Brexit battle than the general air of levity…

Barnaby Page

Barnaby is a journalist based in Suffolk, UK. By day he covers science and public policy; by night, film and classical music. He has also been a cinema manager.

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