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Trailers laggies

The UK trailer for mumblecore director Lynn Shelton’s latest film Laggies (under the international title Say When) is now online. An official…

Reviews Lilting-other-films-014

Writer/director Hong Khaou’s debut film Lilting examines the painful aftermath of a Chinese Cambodian boy’s death. Kai came to London from China because his mother wanted to give him a better, freer life. Kai is a soft, kind boy who’s lightly charming, fairly fashionable, and somewhat beautiful looking. He’s fairly ordinary, but …

Film Festival birdpeople_1-1

Pascale Ferran’s Bird People is an existential tale of alienation, but it’s little heavy handed about it. We are taken into the worlds of Gary and Audrey. Gary (Josh Charles) is an American in Paris. He is tired of everything: his job and his wife. He needs an escape from it and decides to leave it all behind while on business trip. Audrey (Anaïs Demoustier) is a French chambermaid who…

Trailers god help the girl

Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch decided that for his directorial debut he’d keep things a bit musical. God Help the Girl, written and directed…

Trailers the rewrite

Writer-director Marc Lawrence’s The Rewrite tells the story of Golden Globe winning screenwriter Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant) who finds his life falling apart. Now divorced, out of money, and having…

Trailers bird people

From writer-director Pascale Ferran (Lady Chatterley, L’âge des possibles) comes Bird People, the story of an American that arrives in Paris, checks into a hotel, turns off his cell phone and starts his…

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