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‘Top of the Lake: China Girl’ Will Fill the ‘Twin Peaks’ Void in Your Heart

‘Twin Peaks’ is probably gone forever. But ‘Top of the Lake: China Girl’ is also a surreal whodunnit that exposes the darkness lurking beneath the surface of a picturesque setting. Twin Peaks: The Return has ended with an eternally haunting shriek, almost … Read More »

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Loving Pablo review – Javier Bardem’s Escobar flick fails to sniff out new lines

Fernando Léon de Aranoa’s retelling of the cocaine kingpin’s story struggles to stand out in the Narcos landscape, but one scene sticks in the memory If nothing else, Fernando Léon de Aranoa’s latest film Loving Pablo has given us the … Read More »

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BBC – Culture – Film review: First They Killed My Father

The actress ‘has had a high-profile, uneven record as a director’ – but her latest film is ‘stunning’, writes Caryn James. The subtitle of Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father distills the essence of this eloquent film: A Daughter … Read More »

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BBC – Culture – Ten films to watch in September

From a biopic of JD Salinger and a Lady Gaga doc to a Tom Cruise thriller, these movies should keep you busy this month, writes Christian Blauvelt. Source: BBC – Culture – Ten films to watch in September

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