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  • Film of the week: The Gatekeepers

    A roll call of ex-heads of Israel’s internal security service offers frank and pungent testimony on that country’s conflicted history, finds Trevor Johnston.

    Friday, April 12, 2013

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film of the week: Side Effects

    Too slippery for its own good, this medical/corporate/sometime-erotic thriller is not the film with which Steven Soderbergh should hang up his boots, writes Trevor Johnston.

    Friday, March 8, 2013

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film of the week: Seven Psychopaths

    With its blocked-screenwriter-in-‘real’-intrigue plot, Martin McDonagh’s self-reflexive, shaggy-dog follow-up to In Bruges tries valiantly to have its cake and eat it, says Trevor Johnston.

    Friday, December 7, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film of the week: Killing Them Softly

    2008 comes over all 70s twilight in Andrew Dominik’s adaptation of a novel by Boston crime chronicler George V. Higgins. But why the directorial steroids, wonders Trevor Johnston?

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Film of the week: Tabu

    The past is Old Hollywood, Phil Spector’s wall of sound, colonial escapades and the passions of youth in Miguel Gomes’ plaintive and dazzling movie odyssey, finds Trevor Johnston.

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film review: The Giants

    Mapping the clash of innocence and experience on to a rites-of-passage adventure balanced somewhere between modern-day realism and the children’s literature of yesteryear, Bouli Lanners’ elliptical widescreen fable aims straight at one’s inner child, says Trevor Johnston.

    Friday, July 13, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

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    Film of the month: Kosmos

    With its enigmatic tale of a stranger shaking up a small town on the fringes of Turkey, Kosmos confirms Reha Erdem as a director of mysterious vision, saysTrevor Johnston.

    Friday, June 15, 2012

    Reviews and recommendations

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