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31 July 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) a wonderfully self-aware teenage comedy drama about Greg, a 17-year-old High School misfit whose hobby is remaking scenes from classic films, and his friend and collaborator Earl. Greg’s life [cont'd.]

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24 July 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK   We all know the story of the Tower of Babel, in which an angry God took man’s universal language and smashed it into a literal cacophony of competing tongues. In Babel (2006), the Mexican director [cont'd.]

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17 July 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) is the most recent film by the prolific Irish-British playwright, screenwriter and director Martin McDonagh. Like his earlier hit, In Bruges, the film is a strong mix of violent crime and [cont'd.]

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10 July 2020 John Morrish 0

You are unlikely to see a stranger film this week, or for many a week, than Anomalisa (2015). Directed by Charlie Kaufman, the idiosyncratic genius who wrote Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Adaptation and Being John Malkovich. In bold [cont'd.]

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3 July 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Custody (2017) is a terrific tug-of-love drama by Xavier Legrand, with gripping performances by Léa Drucker and Denis Ménochet as the warring parents and Thomas Gloria as the young boy trapped between them. What starts off [cont'd.]