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12 Sep Driven: Venice Review

The story of automobile designer and entrepreneur John DeLorean’s decline and fall becomes a comedy-tinged buddy movie with a twist in Nick Hamm’s follow-up to another very different male-bonding saga, The Journey. Once again, two fine central performances bring a clever Colin Bateman script alive,...

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08 Jun The rise and fall of a British fashion icon: Alexander McQueen’s life makes abrasive but essential viewing

Watching this outstanding film is like being beaten round the head with a heavy bag full of diamond-encrusted Alexander McQueen skulls. It’s woozy, dreamlike and grimly compelling documentary- making that is consistently suffused with a sickening sense of dread. Taking the life, precipitous rise and horribly...

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11 Sep ‘Breath’: Toronto Review

Simon Baker’s directorial debut is an effectionate portrayal of boyhood in 1970s Australia Dir/scr. Simon Baker. Australia. 2017. 115mins. It’s with a soulful splash in coming-of-age waters that Simon Baker makes his feature directorial debut, and his return to the Australian industry after a near two-decade absence....

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14 Mar UK outfit Embankment Films appoints Calum Gray as head of sales

EXCLUSIVE: Breathe and Submergence seller appoints former Celsius and Independent executive. UK sales outfit Embankment Films has appointed former Celsius and Independent executive Calum Gray as head of sales with immediate effect. At Embankment Gray will work on a slate including Andrew Garfield drama Breathe, James McAvoy...

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