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Fever Dream review – slow-acting poison infuses Chile-set thriller

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There’s an oppressive malevolence to Peruvian director Claudia Llosa’s adaptation of Samanta Schweblin’s novel that seeps through Fever Dream like a slow-acting poison. A sinuous, eddying storyline loops back to explo...

Recall fever: Seattle socialist is one of hundreds targeted amid Covid rows

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Recall attempts across the US in recent months have hit a fever pitch in response to Covid-19 and racial justice disputes, and a socialist city council member in Seattle has become the latest prominent seat to be targ...

Fever Dream review – a beautiful and bonkers future cult classic

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After making high-arthouse awards-magnet The Milk of Sorrow in her native Peru in 2009, director Claudia Llosa stumbled in 2014 with her first English-language feature, Aloft which, despite its title, failed to take f...

Fossil fever: driving and digging on Australia’s dinosaur trail

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Picturing western Queensland as the floor of an ocean takes imagination – but it doesn’t take long to find evidence of prehistoric plenty. Guardian Australia lifestyle editor Alyx Gorman recommends this story where we...

Fever Pitch! The Rise of the Premier League review – how Rupert Murdoch ‘saved’ football

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“Now they analyse everything in football,” laments Eric Cantona, genial, bearded and altogether more mellow than he was in his karate-kicking, sardine-citing 1990s Old Trafford pomp. “All I know is I can express mysel...

The Nest review – Jude Law flies home in a riveting neoliberal fever dream

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Is it a ghost story? A parable of family dysfunction? Or perhaps a fever dream of neoliberalism’s troubled birth in the Thatcher-Reagan 80s and the special relationship of greed and good? Or is this rivetingly strange...

The Fever review – dreamy film about a mysterious illness in Brazil

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Here is a mysterious and opaque movie, a feature debut from 42-year-old Brazilian artist and film-maker Maya Da-Rin. It does not give up its meaning easily, or perhaps at all. Newcomer Regis Myrupu won the best actor ...

The Fever review – dreamy film about an indigenous Brazilian’s alienation

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Here is a mysterious and opaque movie, a feature debut from 42-year-old Brazilian artist and film-maker Maya Da-Rin. It does not give up its meaning easily, or perhaps at all. Newcomer Regis Myrupu won the best actor ...

Olympic fever finally hits Japan on first day of competition at Tokyo 2020

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After a year of apathy, swirling uncertainty and widespread anxiety about Covid, the Japanese public appeared to suddenly catch Olympic fever on Saturday as the games exploded into life on the opening day of competiti...

Lucy McCormick: Life: Live! – wannabe pop star’s lockdown fever dream

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Life: Live! is a hot mess. Lucy McCormick’s overconfident alter ego Lucy Muck is intent on being an icon. On tour with her band, she is presenting her extremely chaotic debut concept album, ready to become a household...

Fossil fever: driving and digging in a long lost sea on Australia’s dinosaur trail

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It did not sound like fun, breaking rocks under the tropical sun in the hope of finding fossils. But before the first swing of a geological hammer, there it was – the smooth grey arc of an ancient sea shell embedded i...

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train review – an anime fever dream

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If, like me, you have not watched the hit 2019 Japanese TV series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, let alone read the manga series it was based on, then you may struggle somewhat to understand exactly what’s going on i...