Review: The Real Charlie Chaplin

Written and directed by Peter Middleton and James Spinney, co-written by Oliver Kindeberg, a look at the life and work of Charlie Chaplin in his own words featuring an in-depth interview he gave to Life magazine in 1966. Narrated by Pearl Mackie and starring: Jeff Rawle, Paul Ryan, Anne Rosenfeld, Dominic Marsh, Paul Leonard, Eben Young and Haley Flaherty.

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Review: A Hero

Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned. Starring: Mohsen Tanabandeh, Amir Jadidi, Alireza Jahandideh, Sahar Goldust, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy and Ehsan Goodarzi.

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Review: The Hand of God

Written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino, the story of a boy in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s. Sorrentino’s most personal film yet is a tale of fate and family, sports and cinema, love and loss. Starring: Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert, Luisa Ranieri, Renato Carpentieri, Massimiliano Gallo and Betty Pedrazzi.

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Review: The Power of the Dog

Written and directed by Jane Campion, charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love. Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirsten Dunst and Thomasin McKenzie.

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