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DocHouse Presents: One Mile Away review

★★★★☆ Penny Woolcock’s One Mile Away (2012) was the first documentary ever to be awarded the Michael Powell Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival back in 2012 – and it’s easy to see why. Woolcock […]

Film Review: ‘Finding Nemo 3D’

★★★★☆ In the seminal days of Disney Pixar’s past, there was a tendency to really pull on the strings of the quest narrative; toys were on a mission to escape from the box, bugs weren’t happy […]

Film Review: ‘Point Blank’

★★★★☆ This March/April sees the BFI pay tribute to one of the UK’s most enduring and beloved directors. John Boorman has never been the type of filmmaker to be tied to one genre, hopping between a […]

Film Review: ‘King of the Travellers’

★☆☆☆☆ The latest from writer-director Mark O’Connor, whose two previous features Between the Canals (2011) and Stalker (2012) were only given theatrical releases in his native Ireland, King of the Travellers (2012) is a contemporary drama […]

Film Review: ‘In the House’

★★★☆☆ The refined, if slightly aloof new offering from French director François Ozon, In the House (Dans la maison, 2012) initially impresses thanks to its central triumvirate and jigsaw-style narrative, before petering out disappointingly as it […]