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Silent Roar: a sincere, playful exploration of youth, grief and faith

The film’s tone may change like a sea wind, but there’s much to admire in writer/director Johnny Barrington’s story of a teenage surfer struggling to cope after the loss of his father.

By Tim Hayes

Silent Roar: a sincere, playful exploration of youth, grief and faith
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Divinity: a midnight-movie kind of mania courses through the veins of this lo-fi sci-fi

By Tim Hayes

Divinity: a midnight-movie kind of mania courses through the veins of this lo-fi sci-fi
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Confetti: a poignant if formulaic medical drama

By Tim Hayes

Confetti: a poignant if formulaic medical drama
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Tigers: a raw, revealing portrait of the beautiful game and its mental health hazards

By Tim Hayes

Tigers: a raw, revealing portrait of the beautiful game and its mental health hazards
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You Won’t Be Alone is a dark, transgressive fairy tale of fertility and maternity

By Tim Hayes

You Won’t Be Alone is a dark, transgressive fairy tale of fertility and maternity
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892: John Boyega and Michael K. Williams shine in a tense hostage drama

By Tim Hayes

892: John Boyega and Michael K. Williams shine in a tense hostage drama
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When You Finish Saving the World looks at the current political mood from an oblique angle

By Tim Hayes

When You Finish Saving the World looks at the current political mood from an oblique angle
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Zack Snyder’s Justice League reloads for the streaming wars

By Tim Hayes

Zack Snyder’s Justice League reloads for the streaming wars
Features

Tenderise the night: Zack Snyder v the raw world

By Tim Hayes

Tenderise the night: Zack Snyder v the raw world
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Quo Vadis, Aida? gives fitting fictional treatment to Srebenica’s genocidal horror

By Tim Hayes

Quo Vadis, Aida? gives fitting fictional treatment to Srebenica’s genocidal horror
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Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise

By Tim Hayes

Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise
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Rogue One: a Star Wars Story review – a space saga in the doldrums

By Tim Hayes

Rogue One: a Star Wars Story review – a space saga in the doldrums
Features

Danny DeVito’s Hoffa is a rare Hollywood left turn

By Tim Hayes

Danny DeVito’s Hoffa is a rare Hollywood left turn
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Driven review: John DeLorean biopic speeds in and out of court

By Tim Hayes

Driven review: John DeLorean biopic speeds in and out of court
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Rambo: Last Blood review – Stallone’s old killer finds a reason to kill on

By Tim Hayes

Rambo: Last Blood review – Stallone’s old killer finds a reason to kill on

Sanity is not enough: Jack Ryan versus the world’s hotheads

By Tim Hayes

Sanity is not enough: Jack Ryan versus the world’s hotheads
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Blade Runner 2049 review: the future’s still questionable

By Tim Hayes

Blade Runner 2049 review: the future’s still questionable
Features

Death Wish returns once more to boil our blood

By Tim Hayes

Death Wish returns once more to boil our blood
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The Snowman review: a thriller that fails to thrill

By Tim Hayes

The Snowman review: a thriller that fails to thrill
News

Remember life: the best international live-action shorts at Encounters 2015

By Tim Hayes

Remember life: the best international live-action shorts at Encounters 2015
Features

I sing the body elastic: a lament at the straightening of superheroes

By Tim Hayes

I sing the body elastic: a lament at the straightening of superheroes
News

Encounters 2014: inhabit the home of one’s enemy

By Tim Hayes

Encounters 2014: inhabit the home of one’s enemy
News

Encounters 2016 preview: Mutant strains lurk just beneath the skin

By Tim Hayes

Encounters 2016 preview: Mutant strains lurk just beneath the skin
Features

In search of lost time: Bryan Singer’s superhero mind games

By Tim Hayes

In search of lost time: Bryan Singer’s superhero mind games
News

Radical Bristol 2015: back to the cinema of the future?

By Tim Hayes

Radical Bristol 2015: back to the cinema of the future?
News

Keeping our end up? Edinburgh 2015’s Best of British

By Tim Hayes

Keeping our end up? Edinburgh 2015’s Best of British
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