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American Made

'American Made': Review

17-Aug-2017

Tom Cruise’s star power fuels Doug Liman’s energetic portrait of real life pilot-turned-CIA recruit Barry Seal.

Guidance Through The Black Hole

'Guidance Through The Black Hole': Sarajevo Review

17-Aug-2017

Poignant portrait of the life of a Bosnian artist living in London and desperate to return home

Birds Like Us

'Birds Like Us': Sarajevo Review

16-Aug-2017

This avian animation proves to be a baffling assault on the senses with little in the way of coherent story

Taste Of Cement

'Taste Of Cement': Sarajevo Review

16-Aug-2017

Ziad Kalthoum’s elegant documentary explores the plight of Syrian migrant workers in Beirut

Scary Mother

'Scary Mother': Sarajevo Review

16-Aug-2017

A middle-aged woman is torn between her family and her writing ambitions in Ana Urushadze’s bold debut

Godspeed

'Godspeed': Sarajevo Review

15-Aug-2017

A mobster and a cabbie strike up an unlikely companionship in this offbeat Taiwanese road movie

Three Summers

'Three Summers': Melbourne Review

13-Aug-2017

Ben Elton investiates what it means to be Australian in this broad comedy

Daybreak

'Daybreak': Sarajevo Review

13-Aug-2017

A single mother struggles to survive in contemporary Albania in Gentian Koci’s unflinching feature

The Butterfly Tree

'The Butterfly Tree': Melbourne Review

13-Aug-2017

A father and son are beguiled by the same woman in the debut of Australian filmmaker Priscilla Cameron

The Work

'The Work': Sarajevo Review

13-Aug-2017

Powerful and intimate documentary about a group therapy programme inside Folsom State Prison

Mrs Fang

'Mrs Fang': Locarno Review

13-Aug-2017

Wang Bing’s Golden Leopard-winning documentary presents an intimate study of the final days of an elderly Chinese woman

Grain

'Grain': Sarajevo Review

12-Aug-2017

In a dystopian future, a scientist sets out to save the genetically modified crops which sustain the surviving population

The Hitman's Bodyguard

'The Hitman's Bodyguard': Review

11-Aug-2017

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson may have marquee value, but lack on-screen chemistry

Dragonfly Eyes

'Dragonfly Eyes': Locarno Review

10-Aug-2017

Dir. Xu Bing. China, 2017, 79 mins.

Lucky

'Lucky': Locarno Review

10-Aug-2017

Actor John Carroll Lynch makes his directorial debut with 91 year-old Harry Dean Stanton shining in the title role

Song of Scorpions

'The Song Of Scorpions': Locarno Review

9-Aug-2017

Anup Singh’s ambitious third feature stars Golshifteh Farahani and Irrfan Khan

Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun

'Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun?': Locarno Review

9-Aug-2017

The director’s family history on the wrong side of racism is an intense, hypnotic experience

Iceman 2

'Iceman': Locarno Review

8-Aug-2017

A Neolithic world is brought back to life in Felix Randau’s dialogue-free tale of Otzi’s survival

Rabbit

'Rabbit': Melbourne Review

8-Aug-2017

Adelaide Clemens takes on twin roles in this horror debut from Luke Shanahan

What Happened To Monday?

'What Happened To Monday': Locarno Review

6-Aug-2017

Noomi Rapace buckles up for seven roles in Tommy Wirkola’s B-movie blast

The Glass Castle

'The Glass Castle': Review

6-Aug-2017

Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts headline this adaptation of Jeannette Wells’ best-selling memoir

Madame Hyde

'Mrs Hyde': Locarno Review

6-Aug-2017

Isabelle Huppert is struck by a bolt of lightning in Serge Bozon’s reworking of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic.

The Endless

'The Endless': Review

6-Aug-2017

Dirs: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead. US. 2017. 112 mins.

Sparring

'Sparring': Locarno Review

5-Aug-2017

Mathieu Kassovitz squares up to the role of an ageing boxer who will take any punishment to provide for his family

Wajib

'Wajib': Locarno Review

5-Aug-2017

A family wedding in Palestine puts strain on a father-son relationship in this wry family drama

Tomorrow And Thereafter

'Tomorrow And Thereafter': Locarno Review

5-Aug-2017

Noémie Lvovsky delves into her own past for a story about a nine-year old girl whose mother isn’t “all there”

The Only Living Boy In New York

'The Only Living Boy In New York': Review

5-Aug-2017

Callum Turner leads an all-star feature about an aimless young man who strikes up an affair with his father’s mistress

Let The Copses Tan

'Let The Corpses Tan': Locarno Review

4-Aug-2017

Bank robbers and police clash on a deserted island in this edgy, excessive thriller

Lola Pater

'Lola Pater': Locarno Review

4-Aug-2017

Fanny Ardant shines in Nadir Moknèche’s warm drama about a trangender parent

Jungle

'Jungle': Melbourne Review

4-Aug-2017

‘Wolf Creek’s Greg McLean strands Daniel Radcliffe in Bolivia for a survivalist drama-turned-thriller

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