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  • Barry

    Barry

    ★★★★

    Vikram Gandhi’s Barry is 2016’s second biopic about the (at the time of writing) current American President, after the Barack-Michelle first-date movie Southside with You, and it is similarly concerned with honing in on a specific short period of Obama’s life, using it as a means of examining how this time informed a path the man would later take, rather than attempting to tell an entire life’s story. It’s a completely different approach to Oliver Stone’s W., which was another…

  • The Son of Joseph

    The Son of Joseph

    Following 2009’s The Portuguese Nun being released here by Artificial Eye, arthouse favourite Eugène Green, a US-born, French director, finally has a new film reaching UK viewers on a wider platform than the festival circuit, thanks to MUBI releasing the film into cinemas and later streaming on Christmas Day. As may quickly become clear from a glimpse at the narrative (or, you know, the title), a Christmas debut for The Son of Joseph is awfully appropriate...

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  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai

    ½

    I will know no joy again.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★

    Full Metal Jazz Kit