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Isobel Trott


Highlights from MANIFF 2018

Top picks from this years Manchester International Film Festival


Review: Pitch Perfect 3

The third in the “acapella” series seems like a fitting conclusion, but too often seems a little off-key

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Review: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Director Paul McGuilian measures the balance between the serious, the comedic, and the emotional in this tender love story defying stigma and taboo

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BFI London Film Festival – Highlights

Picks from the 61st annual festival include a dark psychological thriller, an exploration of manhood in South Africa, and Harry Dean Stanton’s final performance

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BFI London Film Festival Highlight: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Yorgos Lanthimos brings a madcap darkness which just might surpass the bleak meditations on life and hetero-normative couples of ‘The Lobster’

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Review: Patti Cake$

8 Mile meets Hairspray in this unashamed ode to rap

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Review: Victoria and Abdul

Even Dame Judi can’t save this Royalist fantasy of exotic servant-hood