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Eureka Review

THROW DOWN

Johnnie To salutes Kurosawa in this formally adventurous judo musical

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VILLAIN

Polished British gangster flick hits with surprising emotional depth

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LIBERTÉ

Albert Serra pushes cinematic limits, but the results fall short of aspired subversion

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MUBI Review

EMA

Pablo Larraín couches conventionality in otherwise vibrant cinematic tricks

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Netflix Review

TIME TO HUNT

Rote direction and world-building hampers the promising start of this dystopian heist movie

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WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS

Ham-fisted messaging doesn’t take away the darkly humorous subversion of this playful horror

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CAMINO SKIES

Fergus Grady and Noel Smyth’s polite travelogue fails both its setting and subjects

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Eureka Review

KWAIDAN

Experimental and traditional forms meet in this uncanny anthology of Japanese ghost tales

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Netflix Review

EXTRACTION

Joyfully bombastic but soulless corporate entertainment that extracts from other films

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PLANET OF THE HUMANS

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