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Fine and brave
8
2 years ago

Fine and brave

Don’t Tell

Directed by Tori Garrett

Written by Anne Brooksbank, Ursula Cleary, James Greville, based on a book by Stephen Roche

108 minutes, rated M

4 stars

 

Child abuse. …
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Gurinder’s personal Partition
6
2 years ago

Gurinder’s personal Partition

Viceroy’s House

Directed by Gurinder Chadha

Written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini and Gurinder Chadha

106 minutes, rated PG

3 stars

Where to begin with this fascinating, infuriating, entertaining …
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Pablo Neruda as fantasy
8
2 years ago

Pablo Neruda as fantasy

Neruda

Directed by Pablo Larrain

Written by Guillermo Calderon

Rated MA 15+, 108 minutes

4 stars

A chubby man with a comb-over (Luis Gnecco) sits bare-chested in front of a …
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Gere’s loveable creep
8
2 years ago

Gere’s loveable creep

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

Written and directed by Joseph Cedar

118 minutes, rated M

4 stars

Casting Richard Gere as a supremely …
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Depravity down-under
8
2 years ago

Depravity down-under

Hounds of Love

Written and directed by Ben Young

Rated MA 15+, 104 minutes

4 stars

Violent crime in Australian cinema, when it’s really nasty, is usually pegged to a …
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