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Posts Tagged ‘drama’

Oh, grow up, will you? Writers and editors of the film section come together to compile the essential list of coming-of-age films

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Ella Broadbent reviews The Lovely Bones, the stage adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name

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Review: The Goldfinch

Jasmine Bennett discusses whether or not The Goldfinch is as much of a masterpiece as its namesake

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Review: Beautiful Boy

Felix Van Groeningen well and truly changed the teenage drama sub-genre with Beautiful Boy, a film based on the memoirs of Nic and David Sheff.

Review: Skate Kitchen

Coming-of-age flicks are the new ‘post-apocalyptic young adult drama’; they’re everywhere. Skate Kitchen, however, has a lot more going for it than its synopsis suggests. Originally a short film, then a documentary and, finally, a fictional story based on reality, Skate Kitchen is the brainchild of director Crystal Moselle and all-girl, New York-based skate collective […]

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Review: Bombshell

Due to a combination of unlikeable protagonists and questionable toning, Bombshell is unable to realise the potential that its cast and subject matter deserves, writes James McCafferty

Review: The King

Jasmine Bennett debates whether new Shakespearean epic The King is deserving of majesty

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Thunder Road is a captivating must-see, wild journey through the grief riddled unravelling of a police officer’s life

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Review: Sex Education

Educational and embracing – two words that describe Netflilx’s 8-episode series, Sex Education, which pleases not only young demographics, but also the LGBT community.