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Slow West

Slow West is a film I went to see with some enthusiasm. The first major feature of filmmaker John MacClean, it won a prize at the Sundance Film Festival, it occupies that heady position of being an independent western and ...

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Wild Tales

Malignant rage and sadistic vengeance are the name of the game in Wild Tales, an Argentinian anthology film by director Damián Szifrón. This is my first exposure to the director’s work and I certainly intend to see more after this ...

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Force Majeure

A Swedish family, holidaying at an Alpine ski resort, eat lunch on a restaurant’s balcony overlooking the slopes. As they settle in, a controlled avalanche hurtles toward the resort. The crowd at the restaurant panics and as mother Ebba moves ...

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