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My Old School: school daze

Jono McLeod’s retelling of a bizarre 1990s media curio is surprisingly conventional, with animated sequences that leave much to be desired.

By James Lattimer

My Old School: school daze
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 August

By David Morrison

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 August
Reviews

Girls Can’t Surf: a bittersweet story of women on the waves

By Rebecca Harrison

Girls Can’t Surf: a bittersweet story of women on the waves
Reviews

A League of Their Own: stirring baseball drama

By Rebecca Harrison

A League of Their Own: stirring baseball drama
From the Sight and Sound archive

Umberto D. (1952) reviewed by Karel Reisz

By Karel Reisz

Umberto D. (1952) reviewed by Karel Reisz
10 great

10 great British films of 2002

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 great British films of 2002
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Free Chol Soo Lee: elegiac true-crime documentary

By Matthew Eng

Free Chol Soo Lee: elegiac true-crime documentary
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