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★★★★

- TIMES - 

There are about as many good clubbing movies as there are brain cells left in the average middle-aged raver’s head. Human Traffic, sure, and a few scattered scenes in Trainspotting,…

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★★★★

- TIME OUT - 

It feels superficial to compare Beats to Trainspotting: it’s Scottish, it’s the mid-’90s, it’s young tearaways, it’s drugs. But it’s the sensory impact too – Beats bottles a very…

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★★★★

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The mid-’90s are clearly having a moment. In the past few months, we’ve had Captain Marvel, with all its grunge and Fresh Prince references, Jonah Hill's skateboarding debut Mid90s,…

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★★★★

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Ben Wheatley’s new film begins epically, with an unassuming suburban bungalow. Outside stands Neil Maskell’s middle-aged Colin, vaping for England in his sleeveless V-neck, for 15…

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★★★½ 

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Colin Burstead (Neil Maskell) thought a New Year's celebration in the country would help bring his family together – instead it threatens to tear them even further apart.

For a…

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★★★★★ 

CULTURE WHISPER - 

Ben Wheatley's excellent new comedy Happy New Year, Colin Burstead is a dizzy exploration of family and its many burdens - 

Families have sensitive structures – they’re…

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★★★★★ 

Frank re-evaluation feels just as relevant today. 

Anne Frank was born in 1929 into a German Jewish family.

When Anne was four, her family moved to the Netherlands. The Nazis poured into…

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★★★★

Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta’s life presents a dizzying success story. It begins in the Havana slums where 10-year-old Carlos is displaying a precocious gift for the new art of breakdancing,…

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★★★★★

Sometime in the very latter years of last century, in that brief moment in the epoch in which one could wear a Nirvana T-shirt, but not own a cellphone, parents Pedro and Lucrecia and their…

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The pain in Spain: Camino Skies star Terry Wilson sees the trek as a 'metaphor for life'.

"Believing the world would be a better place if everyone walked the Camino because of the life lessons it…

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★★★★ 

Actress Tessa Thompson has well and truly arrived. She's been on well-known projects for years (WestworldSelmaCreedDear White People) but after recent appearances as Valkyrie in Thor:…

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★★★★ 

A new start beckons for Oleander "Ollie" Hale (Tessa Thompson).

Her restitution is all paid up and she has does 10 days left on her probation. She even has a job interview for "something…

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