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A Piece of Home: Returning to ‘Moonsoon Wedding’

Fatima Jafar pens a love letter to a beloved childhood film. The first time I watched Monsoon Wedding I was…
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‘The Irishman’ Review

Kerem Uzdiyen reviews Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited gangster epic. This review contains no spoilers. Did Martin Scorsese follow up on his…
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Visual poetry in The Double Life of Veronique

Sofía Korous Vázquez explores the exquisite visuals of a Kieślowski masterpiece.  This past week FilmSoc screened Krzysztof Kieślowski's The Double…
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Film Soc Shares their Favourite Frightening Films

A selection of our writers review and recommend their favourite horror films to add to your Halloween watch list. Check…
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‘The Lighthouse’ Review

Kirese Narinesingh reviews Robert Eggers' acclaimed new film.  This review contains minor spoilers. At one point in The Lighthouse, Robert…
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‘Our Ladies’ Review – BFI London Film Festival 2019

Editor KC Wingert reviews Michael Caton-Jones' female-led film at BFI LFF 2019.  The Scottish comedy Our Ladies made its world…
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‘Joker’ Review

Audrey Ciancioni and Margot Lumb review Todd Phillips' divisive new take on the infamous DC villain. This review contains minor…
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‘Family Romance, LLC’ Review – BFI London Film Festival 2019

Milo Garner reviews Werner Herzog's intimate new film at BFI LFF 2019. Werner Herzog has a penchant for representing the…
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‘The Antenna’ Review – BFI London Film Festival 2019

Milo Garner meets Orçun Behram's horror debut, The Antenna, at BFI LFF 2019. I met The Antenna at a party and…
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‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Review – BFI London Film Festival 2019

Emma Davis reviews Ciro Guerra's latest colonial drama. Waiting for the Barbarians follows a man called the Magistrate (Mark Rylance)…
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