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    Film of the week: Journal de France

    Jonathan Romney visits an intimate, wistful portrait of France past and present through the eyes – and in the person – of its enigmatic documentary wayfarer Raymond Depardon.

    Jonathan Romney
    Friday 31 January 2014

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    Celluloid Liberation Front visits il maestro’s late-life misadventures (and mischief) in consumerville.

    Celluloid Liberation Front
    Sunday 26 January 2014

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    Film of the week: Inside Llewyn Davis

    The Coens’ latest takes a left turn from their usual fables of heedless ambition to essay a listless 1960s folk singer, “boomeranging between bad memories and botched opportunities”, write J.M. Tyree and Ben Walters.

    J M Tyree, Ben Walters
    Friday 24 January 2014

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    Film of the week: The Wolf of Wall Street

    DiCaprio and Scorsese illustrate the lubricious art of blowing stock-market bubbles. This picaresque farce is a riot, says Nick Pinkerton.

    Nick Pinkerton
    Friday 17 January 2014

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    Film of the week: 12 Years a Slave

    Steve McQueen’s best film yet deploys his signature style of painterly compositions and dexterous long takes to impress unflinchingly painful truths, says Calum Marsh.

    Calum Marsh
    Friday 10 January 2014

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    Film of the week: The Missing Picture

    Pitting figurine animation against Khmer Rouge found footage, Rithy Panh’s attempt to reclaim cinema and memory from the exterminating horrors of Cambodian history is simple, radical, valiant and defiant, writes Robert Greene.

    Robert Greene
    Tuesday 7 January 2014

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    Film of the week: All Is Lost

    77-year-old golden boy Robert Redford comes down from the mountain to take a nautical battering in J.C. Chandor’s existential-minded horror film. Michael Koresky admires its elementalism.

    Michael Koresky
    Sunday 29 December 2013

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    Film of the week: American Hustle

    Long on the con artists, short on the con, David O. Russell’s expert flimflam is down with the 70s, says Kate Stables.

    Kate Stables
    Friday 20 December 2013

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    Film of the week: Fill the Void

    Jonathan Romney investigates Rama Burshtein’s urbane, intelligent, Jane Austen-inspired defence of Haredi arranged marriage – “altogether radical in its gentle, elegantly expressed otherness”.

    Jonathan Romney
    Friday 13 December 2013

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    Film of the week: Nebraska

    Bruce Dern’s ravaged pensioner hits the plaintive wastes of modern America’s main streets in Alexander Payne’s latest, a spare, affecting road movie. By Trevor Johnston.

    Trevor Johnston
    Friday 6 December 2013

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