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GREEN ROOM

★★★★ Dir: Jeremy Saulnier, (2015) With Blue Ruin Jeremy Saulnier made a quiet yet somehow screaming thriller. Macon Blair and his vengeful drifter slow cooked the film to near perfection and Saulnier showed the indie movie world that noir was alive and well inRead More…

Midnight Special
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MIDNIGHT SPECIAL

★★★★ Dir: Jeff Nichols, (2015) The wonderful Jeff Nichols expounds on his work with Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter and Mud to create a beautifully blended science fiction film which takes much from his beloved 70’s auteurs; Many have already cited the lens flare nostalgiaRead More…

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THE INVITATION

★★★ Dir: Karyn Kusama, (2015) Karyn Kusama (director of Aeon Flux, Jennifer’s Body and Girlfight) gets back to basics with The Invitation and this intriguing script from Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi; A screenplay which looks back at some of the more infamousRead More…

Where to Invade Next
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WHERE TO INVADE NEXT

★★★ Dir: Michael Moore, (2015) The ever pushy, but increasingly likeable, libertarian shit stirrer turns in his most optimistic and  thoughtful film in a long time; A laser sighted travelogue which takes its road-trip as an opportunity to take down and pilferRead More…

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GOODNIGHT MOMMY

★★★★ Dir: Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala, (2015) This cold, calculated and rather nasty but incredibly effective Austrian horror film focuses on the paranoia of twins Elias and Lukas when their mother arrives home, completely bandaged, neck-up, from facial reconstructive surgery. Susanne Wuest,Read More…

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THE GIFT

★★★ Dir: Joel Edgerton, (2015) The Australian actor/writer/director Joel Edgerton goes for the triple threat in this smarter and tighter than you might think psycho thriller which harks back to many schlocky 1990s star vehicles with a joyfully cold and keen eye.Read More…

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THE WITCH

★★★★★ Dir: Robert Eggers (2015) … or The VVitch, if you like, is 33-year-old director, Robert Eggers‘ staggering debut. This is a horror film with hardly a jump scare in sight. A horror film which manages to loudly scratch against the grain and live quietlyRead More…

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HIGH-RISE

★★★ Dir: Ben Wheatley (2015) J.G Ballard‘s “unfilmable” futuristic societal rap on the knuckles finally gets its comeuppance in Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump‘s brilliantly designed High-Rise. Wheatley’s 70s influenced pathos  in film making really comes into its own here; WeRead More…