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Freaks vs the Reich: a ludicrous circus fantasy filled with lavishly orchestrated carnage

Four super-powered misfits must evade the six-fingered leader of a Nazi circus (played by Franz Rogowski) in Gabriele Mainetti’s big, bawdy and occasionally incoherent action-fantasy.

By Jason Anderson

Freaks vs the Reich: a ludicrous circus fantasy filled with lavishly orchestrated carnage
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Theater Camp: an affectionate stage kid mockumentary

By Jason Anderson

Theater Camp: an affectionate stage kid mockumentary
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Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One: a thrilling blockbuster that continually ups the ante

By Jason Anderson

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One: a thrilling blockbuster that continually ups the ante
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Sisu: a brutal, pulpy and enjoyably ludicrous Finnish war movie

By Jason Anderson

Sisu: a brutal, pulpy and enjoyably ludicrous Finnish war movie
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Bros: energy, emotion and smarts abound in this joyous mainstreaming of queer desire

By Jason Anderson

Bros: energy, emotion and smarts abound in this joyous mainstreaming of queer desire
What to watch at LFF

Emily the Criminal: Aubrey Plaza excels in this well-drawn nail-biter

By Jason Anderson

Emily the Criminal: Aubrey Plaza excels in this well-drawn nail-biter
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Emergency digs high racial satire from broad frat-buddy jeopardy

By Jason Anderson

Emergency digs high racial satire from broad frat-buddy jeopardy
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Tokyo Vice gives its crime-world probings the Michael Mann stamp

By Jason Anderson

Tokyo Vice gives its crime-world probings the Michael Mann stamp
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The Fever diagnoses a sickness in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

By Jason Anderson

The Fever diagnoses a sickness in Bolsonaro’s Brazil
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The Reason I Jump centres the viewpoints of its neurodivergent cast

By Jason Anderson

The Reason I Jump centres the viewpoints of its neurodivergent cast
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The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story

By Jason Anderson

The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story
Best of 2020

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection brings a community to life whilst a widow lays her affairs to rest

By Jason Anderson

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection brings a community to life whilst a widow lays her affairs to rest
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Like a Boss review: this women-at-work comedy is a sorry business

By Jason Anderson

Like a Boss review: this women-at-work comedy is a sorry business
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The Man from Mo’ Wax review: the rise and fall of a musical maverick

By Jason Anderson

The Man from Mo’ Wax review: the rise and fall of a musical maverick
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Film of the week: Sweet Country, a landmark Aboriginal western

By Jason Anderson

Film of the week: Sweet Country, a landmark Aboriginal western
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Film of the week: It Comes at Night, an astute and ruthless thriller

By Jason Anderson

Film of the week: It Comes at Night, an astute and ruthless thriller
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Film of the week: Creed

By Jason Anderson

Film of the week: Creed
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Film of the week: Enemy

By Jason Anderson

Film of the week: Enemy
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Film of the week: Life Itself

By Jason Anderson

Film of the week: Life Itself
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