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★★★★½ A wide-eyed and ambitious love letter to those MGM musicals.
★★★☆☆ With an admirable balance of the political and the personal, A United Kingdom is an old-fashioned film but a rewarding one.
★★★★½ The UK director goes out with a terrifying bureaucratic bang.

Carol (2015)

Lynden Barber - January 13, 2016
★★★★☆ Cate commands in Highsmith’s powerfully told Sapphic tale.

The Hollow Crown [2012]

Lynden Barber - September 10, 2015
★★★★½ A generation of British thesps do the Bard’s histories proud.
Chandor’s Third outing proves this canny director’s unpredictability.
The only thing ‘galore’ about this movie are the clichés
Belgian bluegrass romance proves an unlikely winner
Aussie Alcatraz lookalike is mostly fit for the birds
Elegant tale of slavery loses pace by the half way point

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