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Neil McEwan

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15 Aug 2015

Beowulf


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This year’s sole interpretation of the Anglo-Saxon epic shows weaknesses.

12 Aug 2015



Hotel Paradiso


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Slightly overstaying its welcome Hotel Paradiso is still well worth a visit.

26 Jul 2015

Stalag 17


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Billy Wilder’s POW tale still provides great escapism after 62 years.

26 Mar 2015

Hedda Gabler


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An imperfect take on Ibsen’s most fascinating anti-heroine.

16 Feb 2015

The Comedy of Terrors


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Few scares or belly laughs, but a great cast and brilliant performance from Vincent Price make this horror comedy worth a watch.

28 Nov 2014

24 Nov 2014

The Thief of Bagdad


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Flying carpets and a cast of thousands lead this exotic fantasy from the golden age of silent Hollywood.

3 Nov 2014

Jeremy Hardy


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Dry wit and more than a little bit of politics from ‘whispering’ Jeremy Hardy

27 Oct 2014

Fog and Crimes


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Italian crime tale which is beautiful to watch and with enough twists to keep you entertained whilst you wait for your next Nordic fix.

7 Sep 2014

Ubu and the Truth Commission


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A darkly funny mix of puppetry, animation and performance that takes a jaded view of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation process.

31 Aug 2014

Helen Lawrence


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Theatre meets film in this technically impressive noir story from Canadian Stage.

20 Aug 2014

Faust


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This crisp new print of the original version of F.W. Murnau’s last German film retains much of its power and all of its artistry.


Darkle


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A quirky and dark piece of theatre which isn’t quite the sum of its parts.