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Into the Labyrinth review – Dustin Hoffman psycho-thriller goes down a rabbit hole | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Into the Labyrinth review – Dustin Hoffman psycho-thriller goes down a rabbit hole | Film” A face-off between Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman and Toni Servillo, that veteran of contemporary Italian classics by Paolo Sorrentino? Sounds good. But sadly, the two never appear together in the same scene, and …

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Groundswell review – the fight against fracking in Ireland | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Groundswell review – the fight against fracking in Ireland | Film” In 2010, the American film-maker Josh Fox released something that in retrospect looks like one of the most influential and original documentaries of recent times: GasLand. It was about something new to many at the time: fracking, …

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Promising Young Woman review – a deathly dark satire of gender politics | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Promising Young Woman review – a deathly dark satire of gender politics | Film” This playfully provocative and ingenious rape-revenge satire is about a society that thinks what a shame it would be if the career of a promising young man were ruined over some alleged incident in …

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Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren and Stimpy Story review – disturbing scenes | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren and Stimpy Story review – disturbing scenes | Film” Here is a documentary whose title contains radioactive levels of irony: happiness and joy are very far from what is to be found within. It is a behind-the-scenes profile of the pioneering TV …

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Clapboard Jungle review – confessions of an indie horror film director | Documentary films

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Clapboard Jungle review – confessions of an indie horror film director | Documentary films” Justin McConnell is a Canadian indie director who has here created what amounts to a tiring and self-indulgent video diary of the last five years as he tries to get his passion project made …

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The Reckoning review – witch movie descends into misogynistic torture ordeal | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “The Reckoning review – witch movie descends into misogynistic torture ordeal | Film” Here’s a deeply unpleasant and misogynistic horror about a woman accused of witchcraft, made in the image of Game of Thrones by British film-maker Neil Marshall (who has directed episodes of GoT). It starts off …

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Portal review – close encounters of the disappointing kind | Science fiction and fantasy films

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Portal review – close encounters of the disappointing kind | Science fiction and fantasy films” Here’s a close encounter of the disappointing kind, an anthology movie featuring a trio of sci-fi shorts from the crew behind the V/H/S horror films. Released in the US as Doors but renamed …

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Steelers review – doc tackles queer rugby’s small moments and big struggles | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Steelers review – doc tackles queer rugby’s small moments and big struggles | Film” There’s overwhelming precedent in film for the separation of LGBTQ stories and those told within the world of sport – two often diametrically opposed parts of life with very little crossover. What crossover there …

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Those That, At a Distance, Resemble Another review – meditation on the art and act of copying | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Those That, At a Distance, Resemble Another review – meditation on the art and act of copying | Film” Artist and film-maker Jessica Sarah Rinland has authored a brief essay movie on the universal themes of the copy and the original. A copyist reproduces an original work of …

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Palm Springs review – ingenious time-loop romance you’ll hope never ends | Film

Join Soundtrack Stream to Research the article “Palm Springs review – ingenious time-loop romance you’ll hope never ends | Film” It’s possible to imagine a sci-fi nightmare about someone waking up in a world where every film they watch turns out to be a different remake of Groundhog Day – until that person fixes some …

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