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  • Toon of the month: Yield

    Reanimation: Caleb Wood pays tribute to those felled on the byway, says Chris Robinson.

    Chris Robinson
    Thursday 5 March 2015

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    Film of the week: Dreamcatcher

    Neither ‘happy hookers’ nor tragic victims, the women of Kim Longinotto’s latest game-changing documentary are helping themselves out of helplessness – together. Sophie Mayer on a redoubtable portrait.

    Sophie Mayer
    Thursday 5 March 2015

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    Film of the week: It Follows

    David Robert Mitchell’s imaginative young-adult twist on horror’s implacable-pursuit mode puts rare emphasis on virtue and solidarity, says Kim Newman.

    Kim Newman
    Friday 27 February 2015

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  • Lang may yer lum reek: Glasgow at the movies

    Emma Jackson reviews the Mitchell Library’s exhibition celebrating the city’s history of gallus film-going.

    Emma Jackson
    Thursday 26 February 2015

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    The great game: Adam Curtis’s Bitter Lake

    The extraordinary footage assembled in Adam Curtis’s powerful film about the tangled history of Afghanistan offers some welcome insights – but in his bid to counteract the lazy fables of good and evil beloved of some politicians, is the director in danger of oversimplification too? By Jason Burke.

    Jason Burke
    Monday 23 February 2015

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    Documentary of the week: Maidan

    Sergei Loznitsa’s epic yet intimate canvas of Kiev’s 2013-14 Maidan protests brings out the multifariousness of our lives together, as well as the mess and the beauty of this particular crisis, says Hannah McGill.

    Hannah McGill
    Friday 20 February 2015

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    Drama of the week: The Duke of Burgundy

    Lesbian bondage and moth studies intertwine in Peter Strickland’s third movie, a phantasmagoric 70s Euro sex-horror pastiche about relationship dynamics and back pain, writes Kim Newman.

    Kim Newman
    Friday 20 February 2015

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    Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

    Blindfolds back on – Sam Taylor-Johnson’s adaptation struggles to serve E.L. James’s Kindle-busting BDSM bestseller, says Jane Giles.

    Jane Giles
    Thursday 19 February 2015

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  • Archives online: Go tell it in the fog

    Thirza Wakefield on a public TV documentary that records (and decryies) the state of racism in San Francisco, 1963, with James Baldwin and more.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 15 February 2015

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    Film of the week: Love Is Strange

    Ira Sachs gives the comedy of remarriage a modern-day refresh with this warm, wise story of a newly vagrant gay couple in New York, writes Roger Clarke.


    Friday 13 February 2015

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