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Logan Lucky

'Logan Lucky': Review

24-Jul-2017

Steven Soderbergh comes out of big-screen retirement to remind viewers just how good he can be; Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig hop on board for this NASCAR-themed ride.

Detroit

'Detroit': Review

23-Jul-2017

Kathryn Bigelow returns with an intense take on the Detroit riots of 1967, starring British actors John Boyega and Will Poulter

MAZE

'MAZE': Galway Review

18-Jul-2017

The largest prison escape in the UK is detailed in Stephen Burke’s period drama starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor and Barry Ward

Dunkirk 2

'Dunkirk': Review

17-Jul-2017

Christopher Nolan’s first film to be anchored in real events is a soaring war epic which impresses on every level

The Drummer And The Keeper

'The Drummer And The Keeper': Galway Review

17-Jul-2017

Dir/scr. Nick Kelly. Ireland, 2017. 92 mins.

Michael Inside

'Michael Inside': Galway Review

17-Jul-2017

Frank Berry’s prison drama won Best Irish Film at Galway’s Fleadh, with newcomer Dafhyd Flynn also picking up an award

Men Don't Cry

'Men Don't Cry': Karlovy Vary Review

13-Jul-2017

Dir. Alen Drljevic. Bosnia & Herzegovina/Slovenia/Croatia/Germany. 2017. 98 mins

Detour

'Detour': Munich Review

13-Jul-2017

A made-for-TV thriller bursts onto the big screen

Valerian

'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets': Review

11-Jul-2017

Luc Besson’s space opera hits exuberant notes but never sings.

How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' To The Nursing Home

'How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' to the Nursing Home': Karlovy Vary Review

10-Jul-2017

Alexander Hant’s debut, a frenetic Russian satire, won the East of the West competition at Karlovy Vary

Corporate

'Corporate': Karlovy Vary Review

9-Jul-2017

The HR department is the centre of this French boardroom thriller which gives Céline Sallette a showcase role

Keep The Change

'Keep The Change': Karlovy Vary Review

9-Jul-2017

Sweeping awards as it travels the festival circuit, this warm romantic comedy features two autistic leads

The Garden

'The Garden (Summerhauser)': Munich Review

8-Jul-2017

Munich winner is a finely-crafted success for director Sonja Maria Kröner

The Line

'The Line': Karlovy Vary Review

7-Jul-2017

Crime thriller set in the gangs of Eastern Europe is a spiritual cousin to The Sopranos

More

'More': Karlovy Vary Review

5-Jul-2017

A tough-themed debut from actor Onur Saylak tackles the issue of refugees through the prism of a father-and-son trafficking operation

The Birds Are Singing In Kigali

'The Birds Are Singing In Kigali': Karlovy Vary Review

4-Jul-2017

The last film from Krzysztof Krauze and his wife Joanna deals with the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide

Bad Genius

'Bad Genius': New York Asian Film Festival Review

4-Jul-2017

Bad dreams about failed tests have never been this nerve-rattling: Thai blockbuster is a tense thrill ride

No Bed Of Roses

'No Bed Of Roses' ('Doob'): Shanghai Review

4-Jul-2017

Irrfan Khan takes the lead in this nuanced film from Bangladesh about a husband’s infidelity

The Cakemaker

'The Cakemaker': Karlovy Vary Review

4-Jul-2017

Familiar ingredients give rise to an impressive drama from a first-time Israeli film-maker

the White World According to Daliborek

'The White World According To Daliborek': Karlovy Vary Review

3-Jul-2017

A Neo-Nazi ‘reveals his cretinous nature all by himself’ in Vit Klusák’s latest documentary

England Is Mine

'England Is Mine': Edinburgh Review

2-Jul-2017

This biopic of The Smiths’ frontman Morrissey - played by Jack Lowden - closes the 2017 Edinburgh Film Festival

Khibula

'Khibula': Karlovy Vary Review

2-Jul-2017

George Ovashvili returns with an examination of humanity and power set in a remote and beautiful Georgia

Arrhythmia

'Arrhythmia': Karlovy Vary Review

2-Jul-2017

Strong performances from its two leads mark out this Russian medical drama competing at Karlovy Vary

Pomegranate Orchard

'Pomegranate Orchard': Karlovy Vary Review

1-Jul-2017

Dir. Ilgar Najaf.  Azerbaijan. 2017. 90 mins

Double Date

'Double Date': Edinburgh Review

30-Jun-2017

Comedy horror from first-time director Benjamin Barfoot was written by its star, Danny Morgan

Spider-man

'Spider-Man: Homecoming': Review

29-Jun-2017

A solid reboot which may well surpass the last attempt to retool Spider-Man in 2012.

Despicable me 3

'Despicable Me 3': Review

27-Jun-2017

Nice-guy Gru discovers he has a twin brother, Dru, in the latest Despicable juggernaut from Illumination

War For The Planet of The Apes

'War For The Planet Of The Apes': Review

26-Jun-2017

It’s a grim fight to survive for Caesar and his crew in the smart and noble conclusion to the ‘Apes’ trilogy

Julius Caesar

'Julius Caesar': Edinburgh Review

25-Jun-2017

Shot live and set in a prison, this rough, all-female Shakesperean production is urgent, diverse and relevant

My Pure Land

'My Pure Land': Edinburgh Review

24-Jun-2017

A taut and exciting feature debut by the UK’s Sarmad Masud, based and shot in Pakistan

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