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Review — Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island is the second film in the now official MonsterVerse, following 2014's Godzilla. Kong: Skull Island is directed by Jordan ...

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Review: Josephine Doe

Coming to Manchester Film Festival for its UK premier, Josephine Doe is the tale of one girl’s battle with grief after her ...

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Review: Across the River

On day two of Manchester Film Festival it was an honour to witness the world premier of Across the River. A remarkable ...

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Review — Kong: Skull Island

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 1
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Review: Josephine Doe

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 2
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Review: Across the River

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 3
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Review — Kong: Skull Island

Fit for a king?

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Review: Josephine Doe

James Gill’s thoughts on the films UK premier at MANIFF 2017

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Review: Across the River

The world premier of Warren Malone’s tale set in London

Review: Sweet Dreams

A coming-of-age story that struggles to come to turn with the past

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Review: Elle

Paul Verhoeven completes his quasi-female trilogy of sex, violence and independence, but does Isabelle Huppert’s Oscar-nominated performance get dragged down in the seething violence?

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Review: Patriots Day

This subpar movie is based on the Boston marathon bombings

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Review: Christine

Christine follows the enigmatic story of Christine Chubbuck, a 70s news reporter who committed suicide live on air

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Viceroy’s House

A film that tells an important political story that is often over-looked

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MANIFF 2017: Public Intimacy and Railment

Mritunjay Sharma reviews Public Intimacy and Railment, both shown at the Manchester Film Festival 2017

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Review: Logan

The final installment of the Wolverine trilogy brings Hugh Jackman’s iconic role to a successful end

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Review: The Fits

First-time feature director Anne Rose Holmer’s composes an uncanny coming of age film which will leave you mulling over what you have seen for days to come

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Review: The Great Wall

While this Chinese-American fantasy adventure may succeed in visual spectacle, there’s little else ‘great’ about Damon’s latest blockbuster