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    Film of the week: Weiner

    All on camera: Leigh Singer on Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s highly entertaining, stranger-than-satire portrait of the self-combusting NYC politician.

    Leigh Singer
    Thursday 7 July 2016

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    Film of the week: From Afar

    Still lives: last year’s Venice Golden Lion winner is a tautly minimalist, darkly brave study of male intimacy across the tracks in Venezuela, says Demetrios Matheou.

    Demetrios Matheou
    Friday 1 July 2016

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    Film of the week: No Home Movie

    Nick Pinkerton reviews the late Chantal Akerman’s final testimonial to her mother, her wellspring.

    Nick Pinkerton
    Monday 27 June 2016

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    Film of the week: Cemetery of Splendour

    Things to do in Thailand when you’re in purgatory: Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest takes the pulse of a sleep-sick nation, says Tony Rayns.

    Tony Rayns
    Friday 17 June 2016

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    Film of the week: Fire at Sea

    The lives of others: nonfiction master Gianfranco Rosi depicts daily life and unconscionable tragedy back to back on the Mediterranean frontier island of Lampedusa – and asks us how to connect them, says Trevor Johnston.

    Trevor Johnston
    Friday 10 June 2016

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  • Lancing corruption in Line of Duty and Undercover

    Two recent BBC hit series mine real-life institutional crookedness for drama, better or worse – but they’d be more truly gripping if they didn’t fence us off from it, argues Gaylene Gould.

    Gaylene Gould
    Friday 3 June 2016

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    Film of the week: The Measure of a Man

    Mal travail: the great Vincent Lindon bears the degradations of life as a capitalist cog in his third collaboration with France’s flourishing social realist Stéphane Brizé, writes Ginette Vincendeau.

    Ginette Vincendeau
    Thursday 2 June 2016

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    Film of the week: Love & Friendship

    Schemes and schemata: Kate Beckinsale makes an indelible drawing-room puppet mistress in Whit Stillman’s excellently acerbic adaptation of Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, says Thirza Wakefield.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Thursday 26 May 2016

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  • Elle – first look

    A typically inimitable Isabelle Huppert takes no prisoners in Paul Verhoeven’s typically black-comic provocation, a rape-reaction art melodrama that’s his first film in ten years, writes Geoff Andrew.

    Geoff Andrew
    Sunday 22 May 2016

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  • Divines – first look

    Isabel Stevens on an exuberant, go-its-own-way young female buddy thriller from the self-taught Houda Benyamina – officially the best debut feature at Cannes 2016.

    Isabel Stevens
    Sunday 22 May 2016

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