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Decision to Leave review – Tang Wei stuns in Park Chan-wook black-widow noir

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Korean director Park Chan-wook was once the master of gonzo revenge violence but with the adaptation of the Sarah Waters novel The Handmaiden in 2016 he pivoted with flair to the elegantly designed suspense thriller. ...

Pissarro: Father of Impressionism review – quiet man of art brought into the light

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The French impressionists have proved fertile territory for gallery-film specialists Exhibition on Screen, with offerings hat-tipping Monet, Degas, Renoir and their peers. This one extends the range slightly outside t...

Shut In review – Vincent Gallo returns for clueless poke at Hollywood’s ‘liberal bias’

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Donald Trump fan Vincent Gallo is out of acting retirement; he’s swapped his slippers for a syringe to play a seedy meth addict in this ropey survival thriller. It’s produced by conservative news website the Daily Wir...

Luzzu review – beautifully observed study of fishers trying to stay afloat

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Awash in blues and yellows, the colours of the traditional Maltese fishing boat known as a luzzu, Alex Camilleri’s debut is nothing short of a future neo-realist classic. Enveloped in the gentle rippling of the cerule...

Premierliga 2021-22 resensie: players of the season

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In curling his first goal of the season beyond the outstretched arm of the Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul, Salah became the first player to score in the opening game of five consecutive Premier League campaigns. At the t...

Vladimir by Julia May Jonas review – slippery sexual politics

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“I ask this one thing:/let me go mad in my own way,” opens the epigraph – taken from Sophocles’s Antigone – of Julia May Jonas’s debut novel. It unfolds in the wake of seven allegations of sexual misconduct against a ...

Lotus Beauty review – salon-set social issues drama only goes skin deep

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Lotus Beauty deals in desperately important subject matter. Set in a beauty salon in the midst of the south Asian community in Southall, west London, it includes themes of domestic violence, depression, stillbirth, im...

Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind review – Ethan Coen’s amazing tribute to the Killer

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The Coen brothers temporarily parted ways for solo projects on haunted charismatic wrongdoers: for Joel it was Macbeth, for Ethan it has turned about to be insurgent rock’n’roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis, the shuddering,...

Forever Young reviewendlessly tedious story of self-involved drama students

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Endless drama, perpetual pouting and nonstop narcissism in this epically tiresome movie from director Valerie Bruni-Tedeschi and screenwriter Agnes De Sacy about a generation of highly-strung and mercurially talented ...

Holy Spider review – Iranian crime thriller takes real case and makes it implausible

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Holy Spider is a serial killer procedural which takes the procedure further than usual, despite its deployment of some pretty familiar tropes. It goes beyond the denouement and the arrest, extending the murderer’s con...

Kortliks: Elke goeie seun doen goed; Eilandbewoners; Sentient – ​​hersien

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Jeremy DenkChopper, £20, bl 384 Denk is een van Amerika se mees gevierde klassieke pianiste. In hierdie verhelderende en wyse memoires, hy teken sy reis van skoolseunwonderkind deur jare se uitmergelende studie tot sy ev..

Joe Lycett-resensie – poetse, partygate en spookgeite

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Soos die Sue Grey-verslag – of die lang wag daarvoor – weer die nuus oorheers, waarheen die komediant wat sy eie weergawe daarvan uitgelek het, vier maande gelede? Daardie stunt, wat "massa paniek" in die gange van mag veroorsaak het...

Brouhaha deur Ardal O'Hanlon resensie - wat is die storie?

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Die akteur en komediant Ardal O’Hanlon se eerste roman, 1998se The Talk of the Town, op die ontstaan ​​van 'n eiesoortige literêre talent te kenne gegee, gelyke dele Flann O’Brien en Irvine Welsh. Sy opvolg het byna 'n geduur ...

The Wreckers-resensie - Glyndebourne bring Smyth se rariteit na 'n aanskoulike en passievolle lewe

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Vanjaar se Glyndebourne-seisoen begin met 'n nuwe produksie van Ethel Smyth se The Wreckers, onder leiding van Robin Ticciati en geregisseer deur Melly Still. Die eerste opera deur 'n vroulike komponis wat by die fees opgevoer word,...

Harry Styles: Harry's House-resensie - skitterend, in-die-mood melodieë

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Op sy 2017 selfgetitelde debuut, Harry Styles het in volle sanger-liedjieskrywer-cosplay-modus aangekom. Gretig om sy boyband-verlede te oortref, hy het 'n oorgroot akoestiese kitaar aangetrek en homself na die 1970's vervoer. Dit was bo-aan die c ...

Benediction-resensie – kunstige Siegfried Sassoon-biografie vol onopgeloste verlange

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Terence Davies, die skrywer-regisseur agter sulke moderne klassieke musiek soos Distant Voices, Lewe steeds, Die lang dag sluit en meer onlangs Sunset Song, is lank reeds een van die groot digters van die Britse film. Dis dalk jy...

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