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Begin Again (2014)

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Begin Again was just a big-budget, American remake of John Carney’s 2007 hit, Once – both concerning lonely souls in a city, drawn together by a love…
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Boyhood (2014)

The rites-of-passage tale has been covered in cinema countless of times before but rarely as magnificently accomplished as Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, taking an ambitious, experimental leap across time – a…
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Chef (2014)

I am incredibly lucky to have seen Chef on a full stomach. Others around me weren’t quite so fortunate, and every time a gorgeously sizzling piece of enticing food appeared…
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Jersey Boys (2014)

Just in case you haven’t noticed, the Hollywood film musical is bordering on comatose right now. The genre’s last legitimate, high-profile, live-action incarnation was Tom Hooper Les Misérables, which, despite…
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The Golden Dream (2014)

Perhaps the most haunting feature about Diego Quemada-Diez’s directorial debut are the credits. They list around 600 real-life South American migrants, whose stories Diez collected and amalgamated into The Golden…
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Oculus (2014)

In Mike Flanagan’s sensational new horror film Oculus, the catalyst of all the mind-fuckery that sets the entire film into twisted, hallucinogenic territory is taken from a storage house and…
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Devil’s Knot (2014)

Atom Egoyan, the once-again prolific Canadian filmmaker, seems to be having an ongoing fixture on ripped-from-the-headline sagas about crimes perpetrated against children. Only a few weeks ago, he’s unveiled in…
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The Sacrament (2014)

Before you smack your forehead and groan with pained, existential despair at the sight of a new found-footage horror movie, an oft-exploited sub-genre of horror that spawned undying film franchises,…
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