Top of the Docs #53 – SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST REVIEW: ‘Factory to the Workers’ (2021)

‘Factory to the Workers’ explores the only example of a working factory co-operative in post-socialist Europe, examining its triumphs, its shortcomings, and what is holding it back.

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Top of the Docs #52 – SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST REVIEW: Don McCullin: ‘Almost Liverpool 8’ (2021)

Daniel Draper and Allan Melia explore Liverpool 8 in their latest film, using Don McCullin’s photographs as a rough guide.

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REVIEW: ‘Language Lessons’ (2021) is All About Resilience

Language Lessons is the first computer screen-based film that focuses on the very things that a life of constant videotelephony has taken away from us.

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REVIEW: ‘Recovery’ (2021) Might Just Be the Medicine the World Needs

Recovery — Mallory Everton and Stephen Meek’s astonishing road trip comedy about the early days of the pandemic — cinematizes the phrase “someday you’ll look back at this and laugh.”

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What ‘WandaVision’ Could Mean For the Future of Prestige TV

WandaVision put Marvel in the world of TV in a big way, but is it enough to be good for television’s future?

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BFI FLARE INTERVIEW: Shana Myara on Finding Fat Liberation With ‘Well Rounded’ (2020)

Shana Myara talks to us about her debut feature documentary, ‘Well Rounded’, fresh from BFI Flare.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘PS: Burn This Letter Please’ (2021) Rediscovers New York’s 50s Drag Pioneers

PS: Burn This Letter Please goes beyond the chronological scope of the letters, providing measured glimpses of New York’s queer history.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘The Dose’ (2021) Administers Great Direction But Poor Writing

The opening does a grand job of hooking the audience in but unfortunately the rest of the film isn’t nearly as strong or coherent.

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INTERVIEW: Peter Murimi Talks Masculinity, Mental Health & ‘I Am Samuel’ (2020)

We spoke to director Peter Murimi about his documentary ‘I Am Samuel’, showing at this year’s BFI Flare Festival.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Cowboys’ (2021) is an Epic Journey That Tells an Untold Story

Kerrigan has crafted an emotional and epic journey for modern audiences.

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