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Film Review: ‘009 Re: Cyborg’

★★☆☆☆ Based on Shotaro Ishinomori’s 1960s Manga comics, Kenji Kamiyama’s 009 Re: Cyborg (2012) transforms its source into a visually lavish, if thematically and structurally problematic tale for a post-9/11 world. Set in the future, we […]

Film Review: ‘Made of Stone’

★★★☆☆ There’s no denying that Shane Meadows’ latest film, The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013) – which details the impact of the Manchester-based band – is going to divide opinion. Fans of the group, which […]

Film Review: ‘The Iceman’

★★★☆☆ With over one hundred hits to his name, Richard Leonard ‘The Iceman’ Kuklinski was a Mafia contract killer legendary for the coolness which gifted him his distinct moniker. In Israel-born director Ariel Vromen’s stoney-faced The […]