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Day: 14 February 2016

Baftas 2016: The Revenant wins big three

Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant scooped three of the biggest awards at tonight’s Baftas including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for its lead star Leonardo DiCaprio. The film took a total of four accolades […]

Berlin 2016: The End review

★★★☆☆ Guillaume Nicloux reunites with Gérard Depardieu – following last year’s Cannes title Valley of Love – for The End, a lean, spiritual voyage into the unknown. Opening with the sound of a dog barking and […]

Berlin 2016: Creepy review

★★★☆☆ Creepy (Kurîpî) marks Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s welcome return to genre filmmaking. Based on the novel by Japanese author Yutaka Maekawa, Kurosawa’s latest does more than enough to warrant its moniker even if it fails to live […]

Berlin 2016: Being 17 review

★★★★☆ French director André Téchiné teams up with Céline Sciamma to write the screenplay for a tale of two young men struggling with their identities whilst living in the unforgiving landscape of rural France. Being 17, […]