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  • The Sisters Brothers

    The Sisters Brothers


    Deglamorisation of the Wild West. Cowboys ride out on an atypical quest but stray into an offbeat, grizzly and melancholic Michael Mann-esque rumination on the choices and inevitabilities in their lives.

    And it's funny, sort of.

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk


    Drifts through its wholly realised time and place, seemingly at its own will, but always within Jenkins' grasp. A compassionate story of love, anger and resilience in the face of unconscionable challenges.

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  • Boyhood



    Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is an extraordinary film, both in its conception and its execution. In a world of ballooning budgets and opening weekend projections, a film like Boyhood shouldn’t exist, but thankfully it does and the end product is an endlessly fascinating and rewarding experience.

    Boyhood follows Mason Jr (Ellar Coltrane) as he grows up in Texas with his elder sister Samantha(Lorelai Linklater) and his separated parents (Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke) over 12 years, from early childhood to the…

  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation


    A wonderful character drama with two remarkable central performances. Equally hilarious and touching, Lost In Translation is a study of two people who have lost their place in the world. Whilst staying in Tokyo, Bill Murray's washed up Hollywood star and Scarlett Johansson's married too young philosophy graduate bond as a result of their isolation and being out of place in a foreign city.

    The wandering early stages of the film and its leisured pace help to convey the loneliness…