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DVD: Boys (2014)

In Mischa Kamp’s understated Boys, the wordless moments speak volumes. A lingering glance across the racetrack, a quiet tug of a drawstring hoodie as a gesture of apology, an idyllic,…
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Ida (2014)

Since its bow in the London Film Festival last year, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida has quietly burrowed deep into my psyche, refusing to vacate my cerebral cortex with its haunting imagery…
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Finding the Words

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The Congress (2014)

More thematically and stylistically audacious than any other films you’ll clap your eyes on this year, The Congress melds live-action with 70’s retro animation to often breathtaking effect, purposefully fusing…
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Lilting (2014)

Few dramas are as gentle and sensitive as Hong Khaou’s immensely moving debut Lilting – a film that, when carelessly calibrated, could easily slide down to mawkish grief porn. Its…
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Moebius (2014)

It’s safe to say that the cinema of South Korean provocateur Kim Ki-Duk isn’t for the faint-hearted. Ostensibly the most batshit of all South Korean directors, if not the entire…
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Wakolda (2014)

Based on the true story featured in Lucía Puenzo’s novel of the same name, Wakolda forgoes the easily accessible blatancy of Nazi villainy in favour of an altogether more personal…
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