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Parasite

A deservedly Oscar-lavished poetic tragi-comedy about wealth, greed and class discrimination. Laurence Green reviews.

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17th Feb 2020
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Talking About Trees

A love of cinema and film-making meets religious and political resistance in Suhaib Gasmelbari's affectionate documentary about the work of four veteran Sudanese directors trying to bring back cinema screenings to Sudan. By Laurence Green.

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7th Feb 2020
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1917

Sam Mendes's 1917 - masterful cinematography and devastating storytelling combine in this a mesmerising and extraordinary hymn to the sacrifice of a generation.

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13th Jan 2020
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Long Day's Journey Into Night

An enigmatic true original, Long Day's Journey Into Night is a film that will dazzle and baffle in equal measure long after the final credits have rolled. Laurence Green reviews.

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7th Jan 2020
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Marriage Story

Laurence Green reviews Marriage Story and finds an absorbing, balanced and moving movie about breaking up, while trying to keep it together.

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15th Nov 2019
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bfi London Film Festival 2019

Laurence Green lists the films to look at for at bfi London Film Festival 2019 in this preview of the 12-day screen extravaganza.

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26th Sep 2019
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Downton Abbey

The TV favourite gets a welcome big screen outing and delivers cinematic structure, impeccable period detail and a well-paced story that offers us the chance to step through history - and into the gorgeous grounds of Downton Abbey.

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12th Sep 2019
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Pain and Glory

Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar's latest creation, Pain and Glory, is a film with slow-burn soulfulness that etches itself on the mind. Laurence Green reviews.

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14th Aug 2019
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Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love

The idea of an artist and his muse may sound romantic but Nick Broomfield's new documentary about Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen tells us nothing we don't already know writes Laurence Green

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25th Jul 2019
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At Eternity's Gate

Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent van Gogh in Julian Schnable's biopic but a sluggish, labouring script that labours not so much on the life of the painter or even his work but on the never ending question of “why”.

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1st Apr 2019
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The Wild Pear Tree

A sobering, beautifully shot film of dashed hopes and inter-generational relationships (directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan) that implants itself on the mind. Laurence Green reviews.

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3rd Dec 2018
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Highlights of bfi London Film Festival 2018

Laurence Green rates his top picks from bfi London Film Festival 2018 including the brilliant semi-autobiographical Roma by Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron.

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26th Oct 2018
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A Cambodian Spring

Chris Kelly's award-winning documentary A Cambodian Spring examines the chaotic and often violent land development that is shaping modern-day Cambodia. Laurence Green reviews.

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5th Jun 2018
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Journeyman

A bright sharp and moving drama starring Paddy Considine as a boxer piecing his life back together. Laurence Green reviews.

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29th Mar 2018
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Last Flag Flying

Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flag is a finely scripted, excellently acted road movie with a difference, writes Laurence Green.

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7th Feb 2018
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

A blistering performance by Frances McDormand, Laurence Green reviews Martin McDonagh’s excellent new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri.

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12th Jan 2018
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Paddington 2

Ben Wishaw returns as loveable bear from darkest Peru in Paddington 2.

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13th Nov 2017
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Top picks - BFI London Film Festival 2017

Laurence Green selects his top picks from the 61st BFI London Film Festival which saw a first look at a sinewy new screen version of RC Sherriff's acclaimed First World War drama Journey's End.

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30th Oct 2017
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Call Me By Your Name

Laurence Green reviews Luca Guadagnino’s new sun-soaked romantic drama, Call Me My Your Name.

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27th Oct 2017
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Lion

Laurence Green reviews Lion, the heartbreaking and emotional film adaptation of Saroo Brierley’s memoir, A Long Way Home

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27th Jan 2017
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Silence

Silence is a movie consumed with doubt, ego and sacrifice, as a spiritual journey turns into a revealing statement about the threatening power of colonisation, writes Laurence Green.

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6th Jan 2017
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Magnus

Benjamin Ree's Magnus is a rich and rewarding labour of love charting the rise and rise of a chess prodigy. Writes Laurence Green

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28th Nov 2016
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Cosmos

Laurence Green review Andrzej Zulwaski’s bizarre blend of comedy and drama, Cosmos

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22nd Aug 2016
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The Hard Stop

A thought provoking documentary focused around the death of Mark Duggan and the repercussions it had on the local Tottenham based community. Laurence Green reviews

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11th Jul 2016
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Ma Ma

Penelope Cruz is excellent in Ma Ma, a sad, memorable movie about living with a terminal illness.

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27th Jun 2016
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Our Kind of Traitor

John Le Carre's Our Kind of Traitor is adapted for the big screen in this engrossing tale money laudering and political corruption. Laurence Green reviews.

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23rd May 2016
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Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep steals the show as the eponymous tone deaf songstress Florence Foster Jenkins. Laurence Green reviews.

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4th May 2016
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Bastille Day

Idris Elba stars in this taut, Paris-set thriller as a CIA agent who teams up with a pickpocket to foil a bomb plot. Laurence Green reviews for 50connect.

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19th Apr 2016
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Eddie the Eagle

Charming, fun-filled, feel-good movie charting the rise and rise of Olympic ski jump hopeful Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards. Reviewed by Laurence Green.

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4th Apr 2016
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Big-budget action blockbuster that heralds a new chapter in the DC comics superhero franchise.

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29th Mar 2016
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