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X review – Bump’n’grindhouse from horror director Ti West
The film-maker’s latest, about a porn shoot gone wrong, is a playful gore-fest

Simran Hans

20, Mar, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Rebellion review – XR documentary makes clear case for direct action
This thoughtful look behind the scenes of the environmental movement doesn’t shy away from internal strife

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20, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Master review – sinister tale of academic prejudice
Director Mariama Diallo uses the visual language of horror to express the terror of racism in this smart debut thriller

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20, Mar, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Phantom of the Open review – in praise of the world’s worst sportsman
Mark Rylance plays a would-be golfer who gatecrashes the Open in this upbeat comedy-drama based on a true story

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20, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Hive review – inspiring Kosovan feminist drama
Yllka Gashi excels as a woman confronting misogyny as she strives to establish a village food business

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19, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Lucy and Desi review – Amy Poehler still loves Lucille Ball in feelgood documentary
With special access to family archives, the Parks and Recreation star explores the life of the 50s comedy trailblazer and her husband, Desi Arnaz

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06, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Against the Ice review – plodding Arctic survival story
An explorer’s bid to prove that Greenland belongs to the Danes proves a tough haul in this glacial adventure set in 1909

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06, Mar, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Rebel Dread review – an engaging portrait of Don Letts
An enjoyable study of the musician, DJ and film-maker could do with fewer talking heads and more joyful tales from Letts himself

Simran Hans

06, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Batman review – Robert Pattinson’s brooding caped crusader has a lot on his mind
Pattinson is appealingly conflicted, and Zoë Kravitz’s Catwoman adds bite, but Matt Reeves’s noirish reboot underwhelms

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05, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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A Bread Factory: Parts One and Two review – Patrick Wang’s cheeky small-town arts comedy
Tyne Daly stars in this fun, surreal double feature about the fight for the soul of a community arts space

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20, Feb, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Here Before review – promising Irish almost-horror with Andrea Riseborough
Riseborough plays a grieving mother obsessed with a neighbour’s daughter in Stacey Gregg’s eerie debut

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20, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Dog review – PTSD road trip with Channing Tatum and new best friend
Co-director Tatum charms as an ex-army ranger on a journey with his late buddy’s pet

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19, Feb, 2022 @3:00 PM

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