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Fantastic Beasts: the Rowlingverse springs to life again

Fantastic Beasts: the Rowlingverse springs to life again

The swirl of magical and regular worlds in Fantastic Beasts is an extraordinary spectacle.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury

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Palme D’Or winner Shoplifters a story about love and decency, says director

Palme D’Or winner Shoplifters a story about love and decency, says director

Hirokazu Kore-eda's film shows family dynamics are all relative.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Generation Wealth: an insider's view of the super-rich

Generation Wealth: an insider's view of the super-rich

Money and appearances are at the core of Lauren Greenfield's documentary Generation Wealth.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Powerful feat of reimagining: Peter Jackson's They Shall Not Grow Old

Powerful feat of reimagining: Peter Jackson's They Shall Not Grow Old

It is absolutely right that Peter Jackson's film about WWI should confront us with real death.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Japanese animation lingers like a strange yet pleasant dream

Japanese animation lingers like a strange yet pleasant dream

The cartoon bird stars of Penguin Highway are appealing, puzzling and pecuiliar.

  • by Jake Wilson
Fractured fairytale 'Charming' tells the Prince's back story
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Fractured fairytale 'Charming' tells the Prince's back story

Reimagining the story behind Prince Charming, this animated film has more hits than misses.

  • by Jake Wilson
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Director leads the dance for return of horror classic Suspiria

Director leads the dance for return of horror classic Suspiria

Four decades on, the psychedelic cult horror film Suspiria returns.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Father and son on each side of an addiction in Beautiful Boy

Father and son on each side of an addiction in Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is based on two memoirs, from different perspectives, about drug addiction.

  • by Jenny Cooney
A remarkable story of bringing troubled boys and girls back from the brink
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A remarkable story of bringing troubled boys and girls back from the brink

Backtrack Boys is a superbly shot film with remarkable access.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Even a theology student would struggle with An Interview With God
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Even a theology student would struggle with An Interview With God

Pages of dialogue halt the drama in this faith-based film.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Nothing at the bottom of Ghost Stories clever box of tricks
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Nothing at the bottom of Ghost Stories clever box of tricks

The intention may be to trick us, but you may come out of this film asking for your money back.

  • by Jake Wilson