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You Were Never Really Here – A grisly, rage-fuelled journey that haunts well beyond its final frames

There is a visceral nature to You Were Never Really Here that makes it incredibly difficult to watch at times. Director Lynne Ramsay doesn’t hold back with the gruesome detail, pushing every tense moment to the limit and leaving us wincing in our seats as we watch these horrific acts unfold. It is a decision that makes […]

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You Were Never Really Here – A grisly, rage-fuelled journey that haunts well beyond its final frames

There is a visceral nature to You Were Never Really Here that makes it incredibly difficult to watch at times. Director Lynne Ramsay doesn’t hold back with the gruesome detail, pushing every tense moment to the limit and leaving us wincing in our seats as we watch these horrific acts unfold. It is a decision that makes … Continue reading “You Were Never Really Here – A grisly, rage-fuelled journey that haunts well beyond its final frames”

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Journeyman – A life on the ropes in Paddy Considine’s hard-hitting drama

After the bleak world of Tyrannosaur (2011), Paddy Considine’s latest directorial feature seems a million miles away in comparison. Indeed, when Journeyman begins it is surprisingly light in tone, the smiling faces of Matty Burton (Considine) and his family almost at odds with what we’re expecting from the writer-director. Yet what starts as a simple story about a boxer … Continue reading “Journeyman – A life on the ropes in Paddy Considine’s hard-hitting drama”

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Journeyman – A life on the ropes in Paddy Considine’s hard-hitting drama

After the bleak world of Tyrannosaur (2011), Paddy Considine’s latest directorial feature seems a million miles away in comparison. Indeed, when Journeyman begins it is surprisingly light in tone, the smiling faces of Matty Burton (Considine) and his family almost at odds with what we’re expecting from the writer-director. Yet what starts as a simple story about a boxer […]

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The Florida Project – A child’s view of the world makes for a vibrant, magical tale

Opening on a pastel pink backdrop and to the thumping strains of ‘Celebrate’ by Kool & The Gang, The Florida Project immediately sets a joyful tone for what’s to follow. It is an introduction that perfectly reflects the long fun-filled days Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her friends have ahead of them, the kids happily running around the […]

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The Florida Project – A child’s view of the world makes for a vibrant, magical tale

Opening on a pastel pink backdrop and to the thumping strains of ‘Celebrate’ by Kool & The Gang, The Florida Project immediately sets a joyful tone for what’s to follow. It is an introduction that perfectly reflects the long fun-filled days Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her friends have ahead of them, the kids happily running around the … Continue reading “The Florida Project – A child’s view of the world makes for a vibrant, magical tale”

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