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Day: 6 April 2016

Film Review: Nasty Baby

★★★★☆ The latest film from Sebastián Silva, Nasty Baby is a 1970s Woody Allen movie for the hipster generation. The existential, chain-smoking intellectuals of Manhattan are displaced by scooter-riding conceptual artists, who drink out of mason […]

Interview: Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols has built the beginnings of a potentially fantastic career over the past decade blending genre elements with deep-rooted character work and subtle social commentary. When CineVue sat down with him to discuss his new […]

Film Review: Midnight Special

★★★★☆ “Let the Midnight Special shine a light on me.” So go the lyrics of the folk song from which Jeff Nichols took the title of his fourth feature, Midnight Special. The refrain is fitting, as […]

Film Review: The Last Man on the Moon

★★★☆☆ Not too many men can sit by a campfire at night, look up at the moon and know that they once bounded across its chalky grey surface. Gene Cernan is one of only twelve lucky […]

Film Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War

★★☆☆☆ Four years on from Rupert Sanders’ critically derided yet financially lucrative Snow White and The Huntsman we have the delayed, inevitable follow-up: The Huntsman: Winter’s War. Chris Hemsworth is back as the axe-wielding hero in […]