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  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post review – prayers answered with conversion therapy drama January 23, 2018
    Chloë Grace Moretz puts in a career-best turn as a teen sent to “pray away the gay” at a Christian camp in Desiree Akhavan’s compassionate LGBT storyWhen director Desiree Akhavan introduced her adaptation of Emily Danforth’s novel The Miseducation of Cameron Post at its Sundance world premiere, she said there were no queer John Hughes […]
    Jordan Hoffman
  • Seeing Allred review – Gloria Allred documentary offers mixed evidence January 22, 2018
    There’s a long list of impressive achievements in this in-depth look at the lawyer and gender equality advocate but there’s a level of grit that’s missingTo many Americans, especially residents of California, the attorney Gloria Allred has been a household name for many years, a tiny-in-stature, massive-in-personality voice for women’s rights, as well as the […]
    Leslie Felperin
  • Yardie review – Idris Elba's directorial debut is an uneven disappointment January 22, 2018
    Despite flashes of brilliance the crime drama, set in Jamaica and the UK, has a plodding narrative and lacks emotional resonanceIt gives me zero pleasure to report that Idris Elba’s first go as a feature film director, Yardie, is a disappointment. It was one of those screenings where you go in with your fingers crossed […]
    Jordan Hoffman
  • Wildlife review - Carey Mulligan plays flirtatious under big skies in Paul Dano's directorial debut January 22, 2018
    Mulligan is an unhappy wife and mother looking to break free in this adaptation of Richard Ford’s Montana-set novelThey call Montana “Big Sky Country” which I’ve always found to be the most beautiful nickname. It doesn’t quite make sense – how could the sky be bigger there than in London or Paris or Asbury Park, […]
    Jordan Hoffman
  • Wireless 2018 lineup announced, featuring Stormzy, Migos and Cardi B January 22, 2018
    The London festival will also feature DJ Khaled, J Cole, Wiley and dozens more rap and grime artistsLondon festival Wireless has announced its 2018 line-up. Taking place in Finsbury Park from 6–8 July, the weekender’s headliners are J Cole, DJ Khaled and friends, and Stormzy, heading up a strong showing for grime and black British […]
    Laura Snapes
  • Come Sunday review – not enough meat for Chiwetel Ejiofor to save film about born-again Christian pastor January 22, 2018
    Ejiofor is superb in this biopic of ousted Pentecostalist minister Carlton Pearson, but his moral conversion doesn’t go nearly far enoughChiwetel Ejiofor is electrifying from the pulpit in this biopic of Pentecostal bishop Carlton Pearson. It’s no wonder that Pearson’s ministry packed them in each week, television cameras in tow. When we first meet him […]
    Jordan Hoffman
  • Galicia’s Floury Sunday – in pictures January 22, 2018
    Domingo Fareleiro (Floury Sunday) takes place annually in Xinzo de Limia, Spain, in a unique celebration that gives the starting signal for a long festive period known as Entroido, or Carnival Continue reading...
    Arnel Hecimovic
  • The Happy Prince review – Rupert Everett is magnificent in dream role as dying Oscar Wilde January 22, 2018
    Directed by and starring Everett, this poignant dramatisation of Wilde’s final years in exile is a powerful parable of passion and redemptionIt is a part he was born to play, and he does it with exactly the right kind of poignantly ruined magnificence. Rupert Everett has written, directed and starred in this gripping drama about […]
    Peter Bradshaw
  • Generation Wealth review – moneyed elite get skewered in mixed documentary January 22, 2018
    Latest film from Queen of Versailles director Lauren Greenfield is at its best when examining consumer capitalism but suffers from an uneven toneLauren Greenfield skewered the fall from grace of two members of America’s moneyed elite in the brilliant Queen of Versailles, and returns to similar territory in Generation Wealth. This time her target is […]
    Charlie Phillips
  • Colette review – Keira Knightley is on top form in exhilarating literary biopic January 22, 2018
    The life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette makes for fascinating drama in a nuanced and inspiring film with a luminous central performanceNo, not another biopic about a writer! Ugh, Keira Knightley’s in a corset again! Get all of that out of your system now because I’m here to tell you that Wash Westmoreland’s Colette is exhilarating, funny, […]
    Jordan Hoffman