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The BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ has recently burst on to our screens and gifted the nation with the perfect escape from the monotony of lockdown

Manchester Film Festival 2020’s Narrative Shorts 2 were political, satirical and, at times, heartwarming, writes Harley Weng U Pun

Manchester International Film Festival opens with Traumfabrik, a romantic love story that forms part of the festival’s German Film section, writes Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska

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Review: Dark Waters

Alongside Mark Ruffalo’s excellent performance, Todd Haynes’ fact-based legal thriller has a powerful and timely ecological message, writes Patrick Jones O’Brien

Review: Cabaret

Anna Jin reviews Cabaret at the Palace Theatre, starring John Partridge, Kara Lily Hayworth and Anita Harris

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog

Even after his dramatic redesign, Sonic the Hedgehog may have been better off staying in the Green Hill Zone rather than sprinting onto the big screen, writes Tom Kuson

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This Is Not Berlin is a sensual portrait of Mexico’s underground scene amid the social and political turmoil of the 1980s, writes Michal Wasilewski

Ahead of the 16th Edition of Kinofilm Festival Manchester, head film editor Tobias Soar attended the Spanish Shorts screening

Karoline Herfurth’s Stockholm syndrome-based romantic comedy Sweethearts is neither romantic nor particularly funny, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

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Charles Pierson takes a look at Liverpool’s Sound Summit Festival which caters to those wanting to break into the mainstream

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Review: Midnight Family

A combination of Midnight Family’s thrilling cinematography and enthralling ethically complex subject matter make it a must-see documentary, writes Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska

Review: Naked Lunch

This abstract Burroughs adaptation is simultaneously Cronenberg’s grimmest and funniest film, earning a spot at HOME’s latest season on ‘unfilmable’ books, writes Carl Fitzgerald

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Review: Little Women

I was sad to leave that marvellous world I had been transported to for two hours – That is the sign of truly impeccable cinema, writes William Johnston