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BFI LFF Review

ANOTHER ROUND

Thomas Vinterberg crafts a fun if surprisingly anodyne movie that celebrates moderation.

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Review

UNHINGED

Russell Crowe excels in a delightfully unambitious pulp thriller

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Review

GREYHOUND

Tom Hanks plays with battleships in a taut and impressionistic passion project

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Review

THE GROUND BENEATH MY FEET

First-rate Austrian drama is a damning diagnosis of the neurosis at the heart of contemporary society

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Interview

THE BIRDS: IN CONVERSATION WITH CAMILLE PAGLIA

“The Birds shows the grim reality—human helplessness in the face of nature and fate”

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Review

VILLAIN

Polished British gangster flick hits with surprising emotional depth

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Essay

THE ANXIETY OF INFLUENCE & THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES, ANALOGOUS TO OUR CULTURAL MOMENT

A western that speaks to our current culture wars torn between the charismatic, problematic past and the ambitious, revisionist present

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Netflix Review

EXTRACTION

Joyfully bombastic but soulless corporate entertainment that extracts from other films

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Review

PLANET OF THE HUMANS

Documentary exposes the hypocrisy and fallacy at the heart of the Green Movement, but isn’t quite bold enough

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Review

THE HUNT

Culture war satire has plenty of bark but no bite