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Day: 9 January 2014

Special Feature: LSFF11 to screen Bafta shorts & more

Perennial champions of the abridged form, the London Short Film Festival returns this month for its 11th incarnation, cementing its position once again as the premiere UK showcase for groundbreaking, innovative independent film. Festivities commence tomorrow evening (9 January) with […]

Film Review: ‘The Square’

★★★★☆ Last summer, the 2011 Egyptian revolution was brought to UK screens through Ibrahim El-Batout’s sober drama Winter of Discontent (2012). It was a film that suffered from a significant sense of anachronism by the time of its release culminating, […]

Film Review: ‘The Railway Man’

★★☆☆☆ If it was the intention of The Railway Man (2013) director Jonathan Teplikzky to make a torturous film about torture, then hats off to him. On the other hand, if he was aiming to make an awards-worthy tale of […]