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Ralph Photo: jon jordan @flickr

The Disney sequel works for both kids and adults, due to intelligent writing, intricate and funny world-building, and excellent voice acting

Photo: HOME

Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a radical film that is profoundly shocking in both style and content, fostering a powerful sense of unease in the viewer. Almost 30 years after its release, it still has the capacity to disturb, writes Ashwin Tharoor

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Review: Slender Man

One of the simplest ways to realise what you think about a film is to ask how it made you feel. In the case of this sluggish, ugly, and disassembled product known as the Slender Man movie, I just feel unequivocally angry. At one point during the film, I found myself demanding that it make […]

Photo: Aisha Al-Janabi

The variation in a collection of short films is enticing to watch and the stories shared are valuable, as celebrated at the Kino Film Festival

Utoya July 22 screening at HOME Photo: Rona McCann

The focus of discussion surrounding the 2011 tragedy is put back on the victims’ experience thanks to Poppe’s remarkable film. The question and answer panel, hosted at HOME, consisted of director Erik Poppe and lead actor Andrea Berntzen along with real survivors of the attack, Lisa Marie Husby and Ole Slyngstadli

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First Watch: Casablanca

At first glance, the film may be seen as just another tale of a damsel in distress, but upon closer inspection, Casablanca is a romantic fantasy that has made an everlasting impact on cinema as a whole

Photo: Grimmfest

Grimmfest is returning to Manchester in its 10th year to celebrate independent horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. It takes place on the 4th-7th of October at the Odeon Manchester Great Northern. The festival promises to be a thrilling weekend. Festival coordinators, Simeon Halligan and Rachel Richardson-Jones created Grimmfest 10 years ago to showcase horror films […]

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Review: BlacKkKlansman

Attempting to trace the career of Spike Lee and his cultural impact would prove somewhat tricky to say the least. His latest film – The BlacKkKlansman – proves no easier. Lee is most accomplished for his confrontational dramas based on various societal issues. From Jungle Fever discussing interracial relationships, to 25th Hour’s evaluation of post-9/11 […]

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