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    Film of the week: Silver Linings Playbook

    The cuckoos win the day in David O. Russell’s super-charged kooky romcom. Lisa Mullen bows to the wise fools.

    Lisa Mullen
    Friday 23 November 2012

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    Film of the week: Amour

    Commandingly executed as ever, Michael Haneke’s study of love’s ultimate transcendence defies expectations with compassion for its characters and respect for its audience, says Catherine Wheatley.

    Catherine Wheatley
    Friday 16 November 2012

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    Film of the week: Aurora

    Romanian writer-director Cristi Puiu follows up The Death of Mr Lazarescu with a slow-burning depiction of a serial-killing spree, starring himself. Ryan Gilbey feels complicit.

    Ryan Gilbey
    Friday 9 November 2012

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    Film of the week: The Master

    Paul Thomas Anderson’s film of two portraits (the Beatnik and the Scientologist) has a great film rattling around inside it; it’s easily the best movie this year to talk about, says Nick Pinkerton.

    Nick Pinkerton
    Friday 2 November 2012

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    Film of the week: Skyfall

    James Bond hobbles home, heralded by a Turner painting and soundtracked by Lord Alfred Tennyson – or thereabouts, finds Henry K. Miller.

    Henry K Miller
    Friday 26 October 2012

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  • John Akomfrah’s Hauntologies

    The Nine Muses director continues his odyssey into the presence of the past in this mesmerising installation tapestry of hand-me-down films, photographs, paintings and more, finds Laura Allsop.

    Laura Allsop
    Thursday 25 October 2012

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    Film of the week: Five Broken Cameras

    An amateur insider’s portrait of life under Israeli occupation, Emad Burnat’s video testimony carries a stark, indignant urgency, finds Philip Kemp.

    Philip Kemp
    Friday 19 October 2012

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    Film of the week: Frankenweenie

    Tim Burton’s third animated feature resurrects both his own early student experiments and the black art of hand animation – and marks an electrifying return to form, says Mar Diestro-Dópido.

    Mar Diestro-Dópido
    Friday 19 October 2012

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    Film of the week: On the Road

    The Beat sputters to a halt in Walter Salles’ null, square and coy adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s generational touchstone novel, says Sophie Mayer.

    Sophie Mayer
    Friday 12 October 2012

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  • Film of the week: Liberal Arts

    In which Josh Radnor returns to his real-life alma mater and acts out a May-December Peter Pan romance with an improv-drama student played by Elizabeth Olsen. Catherine Wheatley tries to look kindly.

    Catherine Wheatley
    Friday 5 October 2012

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