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The Death of Stalin (2017)

The Death of Stalin (2017)

Filmuforia October 16, 2017 Comments Off on The Death of Stalin (2017)

Dir. Armando Iannucci. Fr-UK-Bel | Comedy Drama | 106′ Armando Iannucci’s stylish Soviet satire plays out like a classic Mel Brooks comedy. This light-footed but abrasively cynical dramedy lays bare the grasping sculduggery of

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The Ballad of Shirley Collins (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

The Ballad of Shirley Collins (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Rob Curry | Tim Plester | Musical biopic Doc | UK | 94′ Rob Curry and Tm Plester (Way of the Morris) retain a 1970s aesthetic for this lyrical paean to Shirley Elizabeth

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Filmstars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017)

Filmstars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017)

Filmuforia October 11, 2017 Comments Off on Filmstars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017)

Dir.: Paul McGuigan; Cast: Annette Benning, Jamie Bell, Juliet Walters, Kenneth Cranham, Vanessa Redgrave; UK 2017, 105 min. Redeemed by the brilliance of leads Annette Bening and Jamie Bell, this rather sentimental psycho-drama recalls Peter

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Funny Cow (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

Funny Cow (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Adrian Shergold |  Cast: Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Kevin Eldon, Christine Bottomley | UK | 103′ After his evocative biopic Pierrepoint: The last Hangman, Adrian Shergold turned his talents to TV work

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Mademoiselle Paradis (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

Mademoiselle Paradis (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Barbara Albert | Cast: Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow, Lukas Miko, Katja Kolm, Maresi Riegner, Johanna Orsini-Rosenberg, Stefanie Reinsperger, Susanne Wuest, Christoph Luser | Austria | Biopic Drama | 97′ Rococo Vienna is the

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School Life (2017)

School Life (2017)

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Dirs: Neasa Ní Chianáin/David Rane | Writer: Etienne Essery | With John/Amanda | Doc | Irish | 99′ In a Georgian mansion in rural Ireland maverick educators John and Amanda have devoted their married

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Filmworker (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

Filmworker (2017) | BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Dir.: Tony Zierra | Documentary with Leon Vitali; USA | 94′. Stanley Kubrick is without doubt one of the greats of 20th Century cinema. His perfectionism and dedication is also legendary as Tony Zierra

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The Reagan Show (2017)

The Reagan Show (2017)

Filmuforia October 3, 2017 Comments Off on The Reagan Show (2017)

Dir: Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez | Doc | US | 74′ Pettengill and Velez’ entertaining documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) entirely through White House

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Loving Vincent (2017)

Loving Vincent (2017)

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Dir: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman | With Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk, Helen McCrory, John Sessions, Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner, Chris O’Dowd | Animated Biography |  Poland | UK | 94′ Seven years

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Borg/McEnroe (2017)

Borg/McEnroe (2017)

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Dir: Janus Metz Pedersen | Shia LaBeouf, Sverir Gudnason, Tuva Novotny, Robert Emms | Sports Biopic Drama | Sweden/Finland/Denmark | 100′ Janus Pederson’s drama of tennis rivals BORG/McENROE is actually far more exciting than

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