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The Journey

How Northern Ireland’s leaders rode from bitter enemies to becoming the Chuckle Brothers.

Lilting

Written and Directed by Hong Khaou Produced by Dominic Buchanan Released by Strand Releasing English and Mandarin with English subtitles UK. 91 min. Not rated With Ben Whishaw, Cheng Pei Pei, Andrew Leung, Naomi Christie and Peter Bowles The story here is simple enough, but the telling is artful. Ben Whishaw plays Richard, a young […]

Exhibition

Written and Directed by Joanna Hogg Produced by Gayle Griffiths Released by Kino Lorber UK. 104 min. Not rated With Viv Albertine, Liam Gillick, Tom Hiddleston, Chris McWatters and Mary Roscoe Domestic architecture takes on a new and exquisite dimension in Exhibition. For British filmmaker Joanna Hogg, a house is not only a living and […]

Cockneys vs. Zombies

Directed by Matthias Hoene Written by James Moran & Lucas Roche Produced by James Harris Released by Shout Factory UK. 88 min. Not rated With Harry Treadaway, Michelle Ryan, Alan Ford, Ashley Thomas, Honor Blackman, Rasmus Hardiker & Georgia King From years back, you might remember a little movie called Shaun of the Dead, where […]

Trance

Directed by Danny Boyle Produced by Christian Colson; Written by Joe Ahearne & John Hodge Released by Fox Searchlight Pictures UK. 101 min. Rated R With James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Danny Sapani, Matt Cross & Wahab Sheikh Since he broke through with the black comedy Shallow Grave (1994) and with his follow up […]

The Deep Blue Sea

Adapted & Directed by Terence Davies, based on the play by Terence Rattigan Produced by Sean O’Connor & Kate Ogborn Released by Music Box Films. USA/UK. 98 min. Rated R With Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale & Barbara Jefford In the midst of the London Summer Olympics, viewers are inundated with images of […]

Tonight You’re Mine

Directed by David Mackenzie Produced by Gillian Berrie Written by Thomas Leveritt Released by Roadside Attractions UK. 80 min. Rated R With Luke Treadaway, Natalia Tena, Mathew Baynton, Ruta Gedmintas, Gavin Mitchell, Alastair Mackenzie & Sophie Wu Tonight You’re Mine is a cheerfully rocking alternative to Hollywood’s sappy, romantic comedies. The setting at a real, […]