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  • Kate Plays Christine

    Kate Plays Christine


    People seem surprised that two movies about Christine Chubbuck have happened to be released in the same year, but there's actually one Chubbuck-related film due to be made in each of the next six years too.

    2017: Kate Plays Rebecca Playing Christine
    Kate Lyn Sheil reenacts Rebecca Hall's performance as Christine Chubbuck in 2016's Christine

    2018: Rebecca Plays Kate Playing Rebecca Playing Christine
    Rebecca Hall reenacts Kate Lyn Sheil's performance as Rebecca Hall in 2017's box office smash hit Kate…

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  • The Maid

    The Maid


    No one in all of cinema better at humanising the actions and experiences of 'crazy' people than Seb Sebastián "Sebbo" Silva. I love you, maid!!!!!!

  • Freaks



    2018 Classics Catch-Up: 14/75

    Always interests me, the kind of films from early cinema that have survived into the present day. On one hand you’ve got pictures like Lang’s M and Metropolis; revolutionary, groundbreaking filmmaking in every sense, with exploration of themes that have only become more prescient with age. Then on the other hand you have, uh, whatever Freaks is.

    Sure, I guess the basic message of this is good. The real freaks are the mean people or whatever.…

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  • Barry



    Two words are curiously absent for the majority of Vikram Gandhi's Barry. Those words are 'Barack' and 'Obama'. In this year's other college-age presidential biopic, Southside With You, those words hang over the heads of the characters in every scene and therein lies the reason why the former is a considerably better film. Whereas SWY is a story about the two people who grew up to be President and First Lady, Barry is about a young man of mixed race…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road


    You know how during the final scene of Whiplash, you got that feeling as if your heart was about to burst out of your chest? Well that's pretty much how I felt for the whole of Mad Max: Fury Road.

    We'll start with the positives, and there are quite a few of them. On the whole, the film looks fantastic. The practical stunts are just as awesome as they were in The Road Warrior, and even most of the CGI…