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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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In the Heart of the Sea

Laurence Green enjoys the IMAX spectacle of Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea but finds the dialogue and script waterlogged.

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4th Jan 2016
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Bridge of Spies

Tom Hanks warms up the Cold War in this taut true-life tale of political intrigue, espionage and spy exchanges, writes Laurence Green.

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27th Nov 2015
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London Film Festival 2015 in review

Laurence Green pores over the top films at BFI London Film Festival

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20th Oct 2015
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London Film Festival 2015

Laurence Green selects his top films from the forthcoming BFI London Film Festival 2015

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6th Oct 2015
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Walk in the Woods

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte go for 'A Walk in the Woods' in Ken Kwapis' adaptation of Bill Bryson's 'road movie' for ramblers. Laurence Green reviews.

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14th Sep 2015
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The Second Mother

Award-winning Sundance Film Festival selection, The Second Mother, explores class boundaries, family dysfunction and loneliness with deftness and humour writes Laurence Green.

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2nd Sep 2015
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The Burning (El Ardor)

Laurence Green finds Pablo Fendrick's modern Western to be a beautifully shot but ultimately cliched movie.

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1st Jul 2015
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The Look of Silence

Laurence Green reviews Joshua Oppenheimer's intimate, philosophical and utterly riveting documentary about Indonesia's anti-communist purges of the 1960s, the Look of Silence.

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23rd Jun 2015
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Queen and Country

Paul Hensby finds John Boorman's Queen and Country, an enjoyable, if clichéd, look at a changing Britain

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11th Jun 2015
50connect editorial


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