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Project Space 13 review – lockdown comedy takes aim at pretentious artworld
A performance artist who cages himself in a New York gallery while the pandemic confines the city outside provides some easy comedy

Cath Clarke

06, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman review – pointless portrait of a serial killer
This voyeuristic drama about the FBI hunt for Bundy makes his victims indistinguishable and leaves a nasty taste in the mouth

Cath Clarke

30, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Red Snow review – vampire comedy spreads Christmas cheer not chills
This black comedy about an author of romantic vampire novels who receives an unexpected visitor is sucked dry of dramatic tension

Cath Clarke

30, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Idris Elba and Seal are the only Black men in England!’ Boxing Day’s Aml Ameen on repping the UK from LA
It is more than a decade since the London-born star of I May Destroy You moved to the US. Now, he has directed the first Black-led British Christmas film

Cath Clarke

25, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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A Boy Called Christmas review – charming quest gets its Claus in all the family
Adventure, elves and home truths mingle in this big-hearted movie based on a Matt Haig children’s book

Cath Clarke

23, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The First Wave review – Covid’s devastating early days in New York
Matthew Heineman’s powerful documentary captures the most acute weeks of the crisis as a Long Island hospital struggles to cope

Cath Clarke

23, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Fixed review – low-budget gangster Britflick lands few punches
Shifty bookie Daz is on the run from gangland bosses after fixing a bare-knuckle boxing match in Birmingham

Cath Clarke

15, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Piano to Zanskar review – charming doc on a quixotic musical mission
Michal Sulima follows piano tuner Desmond O’Keeffe’s expedition to transport a piano to a village school high in the Himalayas

Cath Clarke

15, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘We think we’re good – but we’re weak’: the making of Natural Light, the year’s most harrowing film
To cast his gruelling war drama, Dénes Nagy combed Hungary’s farms for people ‘with exhaustion in their face’ – then shot it in the Latvian winter. The result? Awards, praise … and fierce criticism

Cath Clarke

11, Nov, 2021 @11:47 AM

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The Colour Room review – Clarice Cliff story paints a bright and breezy picture
Phoebe Dynevor dazzles as the factory girl who became a celebrated ceramic artist in this rather too feelgood period drama

Cath Clarke

09, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Keyboard Fantasies review – glorious doc about pioneering trans composer
This follows the rediscovery of Beverly Glenn-Copeland in his 70s – an electronic musician who radiates life and happiness

Cath Clarke

09, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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You Will Die at Twenty review – a parable about the dangers of blind faith
Sudan’s first Oscar entry, about a boy destined to die young, is warmed by compassion and gorgeous, dreamy imagery

Cath Clarke

08, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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