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The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story

Jill Gevargizian's debut feature is a sharp look at the uneasy intimacy between scissor-wielding Claire (Najarra Townsend) and her unsuspecting victims.

By Jason Anderson

The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story
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Call My Agent! Season 4 gives its guest stars the run of the show

By Jonathan Romney

Call My Agent! Season 4 gives its guest stars the run of the show
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Landscapes of Resistance sculpts a hope-filled monument to the life of an Auschwitz survivor

By Cathy Brennan

Landscapes of Resistance sculpts a hope-filled monument to the life of an Auschwitz survivor
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Gritt follows a woman’s self-destructive, determined dreams of artistic glory

By Ela Bittencourt

Gritt follows a woman’s self-destructive, determined dreams of artistic glory
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Slalom is a chilling sexual assault story in the world of elite Alpine skiing

By Kate Stables

Slalom is a chilling sexual assault story in the world of elite Alpine skiing
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The Twentieth Century tells a bastardised history of Canadian politics

By Thomas Flew

The Twentieth Century tells a bastardised history of Canadian politics
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Malcolm and Marie is a long night’s shallow film lecture

By Nadine Deller

Malcolm and Marie is a long night’s shallow film lecture
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Dead Pigs entwines social satire and family drama amongst the simulacra of modern China

By Ela Bittencourt

Dead Pigs entwines social satire and family drama amongst the simulacra of modern China
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All Light, Everywhere is an illuminative meditation on the nature of seeing

By Laura Jacobs

All Light, Everywhere is an illuminative meditation on the nature of seeing
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PVT Chat sees digital dominatrix fantasy collide with grim New York reality

By Nikki Baughan

PVT Chat sees digital dominatrix fantasy collide with grim New York reality
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The Columnist scrawls a story of Twitter troll comeuppance

By Madeleine Wall

The Columnist scrawls a story of Twitter troll comeuppance
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Archipelago traverses Québec’s cultural terrain as an animated anthology

By Neil Young

Archipelago traverses Québec’s cultural terrain as an animated anthology
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The Witches of the Orient shows the cultural influence of Japanese volleyball stars

By Jonathan Romney

The Witches of the Orient shows the cultural influence of Japanese volleyball stars
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Riders of Justice shows Mads Mikkelsen wreaking paternal vengeange

By John Bleasdale

Riders of Justice shows Mads Mikkelsen wreaking paternal vengeange
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Censor splices cut-throat video nasty violence with smart social commentary

By Ela Bittencourt

Censor splices cut-throat video nasty violence with smart social commentary
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A Ghost Waits joins the ranks of classic supernatural romances

By Kim Newman

A Ghost Waits joins the ranks of classic supernatural romances
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Judas and the Black Messiah lays bare the criminality of a US police state

By Devika Girish

Judas and the Black Messiah lays bare the criminality of a US police state
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Assassins peers into the diplomatic murk and weirdness of a high-profile murder

By Hannah McGill

Assassins peers into the diplomatic murk and weirdness of a high-profile murder
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Simple Passion shows us a woman in the thrall of love

By Sophie Brown

Simple Passion shows us a woman in the thrall of love
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One for the Road: a stylish but superficial Thai road trip

By Thomas Flew

One for the Road: a stylish but superficial Thai road trip
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Flee: an evocative, animated documentary of escape from Afghanistan

By Caitlin Quinlan

Flee: an evocative, animated documentary of escape from Afghanistan
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In the Same Breath: the Covid-19 pandemic goes under the microscope

By Sophie Brown

In the Same Breath: the Covid-19 pandemic goes under the microscope
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Human Factors: a tense, puzzling family drama

By Thomas Flew

Human Factors: a tense, puzzling family drama
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President: a startling story of Zimbabwean electoral fraud

By Caitlin Quinlan

President: a startling story of Zimbabwean electoral fraud
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I Was a Simple Man: a poetic but sluggish ghost story

By Kelli Weston

I Was a Simple Man: a poetic but sluggish ghost story
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Luzzu: an earnest, neorealistic Maltese fishing drama

By Thomas Flew

Luzzu: an earnest, neorealistic Maltese fishing drama
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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World: the personal tragedy behind world-renowned beauty

By Caitlin Quinlan

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World: the personal tragedy behind world-renowned beauty
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The Pink Cloud: an inadvertently true-to-life lockdown drama

By Thomas Flew

The Pink Cloud: an inadvertently true-to-life lockdown drama
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John and the Hole: a slick but insubstantial psychological thriller

By Kelli Weston

John and the Hole: a slick but insubstantial psychological thriller
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