The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

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Feature: Q&A with Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins continues his international charm offensive

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Last Tango in Paris abuse allegations resurfaced

The controversy around Last Tango in Paris is shocking, but all too familiar

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Review: The Greasy Strangler

The Greasy Strangler relies too heavily on contrived plot and crude imagery to succeed as a comedy

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HOME Pick of the Week: King Jack

King Jack is a fairly by the numbers coming-of-age drama made watchable by its emotional sincerity

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Classic Review: Purple Noon

This French adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley provides a beautiful blend of pulp and art house cinema

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HOME Pick of the Week: Tangerine

Aside from its notoriety for being shot on an iPhone 5, Tangerine is a charming and emotionally resonant picture that succeeds in making itself truly unique

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Review: Listen to Me Marlon

In Listen To Me Marlon, Stevan Riley gives powerful insights into the legendary actor, though he avoids some notable aspects of the life of Marlon Brando

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Classic Review: The Seventh Seal

Despite being the subject of endless parodies, Ingmar Bergman’s early masterpiece, The Seventh Seal, remains a bleak and thought-provoking work of cinema

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Feature: And the next Bond should be…

With speculation flying high that Spectre will be Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007, we give our picks here as to who should star as the next James Bond

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Classic Review: The 400 Blows

Truffaut’s masterful debut, The 400 Blows, helped kick the influential French New Wave movement into motion


Feature: Hollywood’s relationship with hippies

Not even Hollywood escaped the 1960s counterculture of hippies and psychedelia, but is it remembered fondly or critically by today’s filmmakers?

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Review: 45 Years

Andrew Haigh’s second feature film is a powerful portrait of ageing love