GFF REVIEW: ‘Sweetheart’ (2021) is an Instant Coming of Age Classic

Following sulky teen AJ on a family caravan holiday she’ll never forget, Marley Morrison’s debut ‘Sweetheart’ is an instant coming of age classic.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Iorram (Boat Song)’ (2021) is a Gentle Collage of Living History

Iorram is a piece of actual history presented as cinema. Or more accurately, as its subtitle suggests, as a piece of traditional poetry and song.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘The Swordsman’ (2020) is Enjoyable but Nothing New

Despite how snugly The Swordsman fits within this oft-explored genre, it is nonetheless a solidly entertaining piece of work with well-developed characters.

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REVIEW: ‘One Night in Miami’ (2020) is a Triumph of Black Humanity

King expertly strips away the trappings of fame and the burdens of hindsight to reveal the self-doubting, exhausted men underneath these imposing legends as they spend their night in Miami.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘The Mauritanian’ (2021) Levels Up The Conventional Legal Drama

Based on the diaries of Mohamedou Ould Slahi from when he was unlawfully held at Guantanamo Bay in the aftermath of 9/11, ‘The Mauritanian’ is a deeply engaging and enraging piece of work.

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Top of the Docs #41 – IFFR Special: ‘Les sorcieres de l’Orient’ (2021)

This year at IFFR, Faraut returns with his new film, Les sorcieres de l’Orient, a story of triumph, dedication, and perhaps Japan’s most iconic sports team.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Creation Stories’ (2021) is a Self-Indulgent Disappointment

Taking an exciting and fascinating part of British musical history the film chooses to explore it and explain it through one specific pair of rose-tinted glasses.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Riders of Justice’ Is A Bizarrely Comedic Revenge Rampage

After his wife dies in a train crash, military man Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) seeks revenge. Read our review of ‘Riders of Justice’ from Glasgow Film Festival.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Cusp’ (2021) is a Raw, Unobstructed Look at Teenage Girlhood

From bonfires to soccer games, the film meanders with the whims of these girls as they come to navigate the invisible horrors of being a teenage girl.

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