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  • Edith Walks

    Edith Walks

    ★★★

    If you are not acquainted with the work of Andrew Kötting, Edith Walks will probably not be the best point of entry. He is an auteur filmmaker that constantly defies categorisation, continuing to push the boundaries of the medium and his latest release is no different. Accompanied by a motley crew comprised of a singer, musician, mummer and a pinhole cameraman, they walk 108 miles in five days, from Waltham Abbey in Essex, to St Leonards-on-Sea in East Sussex, following a route that King Harold is once said to have walked.

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  • Souvenir

    Souvenir

    ★★★½

    While her performance in Paul Verhoeven’s Elle was, for obvious reasons, making waves last year, and Things To Come further cemented her status as one of modern cinema’s finest actors, Isabelle Huppert also turned up in a far smaller and light-hearted film that seemed to slip under the radar. Souvenir is a departure from her usual fare, a sweet romantic drama that sees her take the role of Isabelle, a pâté factory worker discontented with her lot in life. That…

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  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    There is Daniel Day Lewis' performance, a standard which has become almost ludicrously normal for the man now. Paul Thomas Anderson's assured writing and direction instils an epic feel within the stripped down surroundings. Then there is the music. The score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood will be the first thing that coats you in the thickness of the black atmosphere.

    Greenwood's compositional skills have developed over the arc of Radiohead's career, pushed forward after the group dropped their guitars post…

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    How do you ever begin to top a directorial debut such as this? Well Sidney Lumet certainly gave it is best shot over the years that followed creating an enviable filmography packed with cinematic gems. That he can turn a simplistic set-up of twelve men stuck together in a steaming hot room, into such a in-depth social, intellectual and thrilling 90 minutes speaks volumes for the man.

    What does remain a mystery is how the creator of the screenplay Reginald…