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Final Cut! makes a self-satisfied muddle out of its zombie-horror spoof

Michel Hazanavicius’s meta remake of Japanese cult classic One Cut of the Dead demands sympathy for hapless film hacks, but does little to earn it.

By Christina Newland

Final Cut! makes a self-satisfied muddle out of its zombie-horror spoof
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Visions du Réel 2022: despatches from Lake Geneva’s documentary festival

By Lou Thomas

Visions du Réel 2022: despatches from Lake Geneva’s documentary festival
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Compartment No. 6 forces a chalk-and-cheese couple into a cramped train carriage

By John Bleasdale

Compartment No. 6 forces a chalk-and-cheese couple into a cramped train carriage
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What to watch at Kinoteka Polish Film Festival 2022

By Alex Ramon

What to watch at Kinoteka Polish Film Festival 2022
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Dakan, 25 years after: the queer landmark that haunts African film

By Chrystel Oloukoï

Dakan, 25 years after: the queer landmark that haunts African film
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What to watch at Borderlines 2022: 10 films to look out for

By Nikki Baughan

What to watch at Borderlines 2022: 10 films to look out for
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Incredible But True brings a new level of silliness to the concept of time-travel

By Lou Thomas

Incredible But True brings a new level of silliness to the concept of time-travel
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The Novelist’s Film: Hong Sangsoo celebrates the casual, sensual and spontaneous pleasures of life

By Jessica Kiang

The Novelist’s Film: Hong Sangsoo celebrates the casual, sensual and spontaneous pleasures of life
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Coma: Bonello’s lockdown dreamscape feels glaringly dated

By Guy Lodge

Coma: Bonello’s lockdown dreamscape feels glaringly dated
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Something in the Dirt is a beguiling meta mystery from Benson and Moorhead

By Lou Thomas

Something in the Dirt is a beguiling meta mystery from Benson and Moorhead
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Flux Gourmet: Strickland’s conceptual feast plays up a comically heightened Englishness

By Jonathan Romney

Flux Gourmet: Strickland’s conceptual feast plays up a comically heightened Englishness
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Peter von Kant acts as a distorted, speculative biography of Fassbinder

By Guy Lodge

Peter von Kant acts as a distorted, speculative biography of Fassbinder
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Everything Will Be OK labours its obvious anti-war allegories

By Nick James

Everything Will Be OK labours its obvious anti-war allegories
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Nobody’s Hero: Guiraudie delivers a flippant, mock-serious sex comedy

By Jonathan Romney

Nobody’s Hero: Guiraudie delivers a flippant, mock-serious sex comedy
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Rimini is a sleazy, cheesy and beautiful portrayal of an ageing ‘schlager’ singer

By Nick James

Rimini is a sleazy, cheesy and beautiful portrayal of an ageing ‘schlager’ singer
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Sonne offers a nuanced portrait of Vienna’s diaspora communities

By Carmen Gray

Sonne offers a nuanced portrait of Vienna’s diaspora communities
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Dark Glasses is a misfire from Dario Argento

By Carmen Gray

Dark Glasses is a misfire from Dario Argento
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Anatomy of Time: an unhurried and ambiguous meditation on one woman’s life

By Matt Turner

Anatomy of Time: an unhurried and ambiguous meditation on one woman’s life
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Both Sides of the Blade explores the irresistible and stupid nature of desire

By Carmen Gray

Both Sides of the Blade explores the irresistible and stupid nature of desire
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10 films to watch out for at Glasgow Film Festival 2022

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 films to watch out for at Glasgow Film Festival 2022
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What to watch at the BFI Future Film Festival 2022: the programmers’ picks

What to watch at the BFI Future Film Festival 2022: the programmers’ picks
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Halloween FrightFest 2021 round-up

By Anton Bitel

Halloween FrightFest 2021 round-up
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30 great films playing at BFI London Film Festival 2021

30 great films playing at BFI London Film Festival 2021
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Spencer is a portrait of a royal on the verge of a nervous breakdown

By John Bleasdale

Spencer is a portrait of a royal on the verge of a nervous breakdown
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Rituals and cycles of grief: 10 picks from FrightFest 2021

By Anton Bitel

Rituals and cycles of grief: 10 picks from FrightFest 2021
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Locarno round-up: the best of the 2021 festival

By John Bleasdale

Locarno round-up: the best of the 2021 festival
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Dead Flash proves Bertrand Mandico is best tolerated in smaller doses

By Jessica Kiang

Dead Flash proves Bertrand Mandico is best tolerated in smaller doses
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The Legionnaire examines racial tensions amongst Roman riot police

By John Bleasdale

The Legionnaire examines racial tensions amongst Roman riot police
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She Will unearths feminine trauma buried by time

By Caitlin Quinlan

She Will unearths feminine trauma buried by time
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