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Macbeth (2015)

Arguably Shakespeare’s most morally fucked-up play, Macbeth has enamoured some of cinema’s greatest filmmakers, from Akira Kurosawa to Orson Welles and Roman Polanski, each to their own producing dark visions of…
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The Martian (2015)

We all should really know by now that, at least in Hollywood’s own mental frame of reference, if you’re stranded somewhere (whether on Earth’s terra firma or on another planet deep in…
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Pan (2015)

Ten-year olds would love Joe Wright’s Pan. It makes for a perfect Saturday matinée show in a cinema swarmed with barely tempered kiddywinks, their saucer-wide eyes lapping up the giddy visual…
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A Girl At My Door (2015)

Thank goodness South Korea continues to blaze world cinema by making thoughtful, engaging and complex dramas like this. Refreshingly anti-Manichean and morally ambiguous, July Jung’s debut feature A Girl At…
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White God (2015)

Just when you thought that dogs are the most infinitely lovable and devoted creatures you think they are, Hungarian filmmaker Kornél Mundruczó punches through a poetic yet blistering slice of…
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Inherent Vice (2015)

One of the more unforgivably brusque gripes I’ve overheard on a post-Inherent Vice screening is from someone who dares to contest Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest cinematic work. “What’s the point…
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