BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Rebel Dykes’ (2021) A Wonderfully Focused Lesbian Self-Documentation

In Rebel Dykes, directors Harri Shanahan and Siân Williams stitch together a patchwork of home video, cartoon animation and talking heads, in a reflection on London’s 1980s lesbian communities.

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SXSW REVIEW: ‘Potato Dreams of America’ (2021) A Brave, Yet Uneven Portrait of The American Dream

Potato Dreams of America is a surreal and cartoonish dramedy that lacks the vitality to puzzle it’s pieces together, even when those pieces are rich in plot and stylistically interesting .

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REVIEW: ‘And Then’ (2021) is a Beautifully Unsettled Musing on Love

Tran’s certainty as a director steers this film in a clear direction that creates a strong sense of nostalgic longing for a chance encounter that develops into something more.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Killing Escobar’ (2021) is a Questionable Documentary About an Assassination Attempt in the Amazon

Certainly ‘Killing Escobar’ is a unique story, but it isn’t nearly as strange or as impressive as the film wants you to think it is.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘The Man Standing Next’ (2020) is a Tale of Intrigue and Espionage delivered at a Snail’s Pace.

With a huge cast of characters, each with their own loyalties and motivations, ‘The Man Standing Next’ feels very similar to the intrigue of a royal court.

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GFF Review: ‘Dreams on Fire’(2021) is a Neon-Drenched Exploration of Tokyo Dance Culture

‘Dreams on Fire’ is a film that’s clearly entranced with its subject matter and it’s designed to make its audience feel exactly the same way.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Out of the World’ (2021) is Disappointingly One-Dimensional

Screening at Glasgow Film Festival 2021, Marc Fouchard’s serial killer thriller ‘Out of the World’ is disappointingly one-dimensional.

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REVIEW: ‘Come True’ (2021) Will Certainly Polarise Viewers

Come True isn’t interested in traditional narrative structures and character arcs, and instead places an emphasis on mood and atmosphere.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Surge’ (2021) is an Uncomfortable But Liberating Experience

Ben Whishaw’s Joseph goes on a violent, manic journey through London in Aneil Karia’s uncomfortable but liberating ‘Surge’.

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GFF REVIEW: ‘Eye of the Storm’ (2021) is an Endearing Look at an Artist Late in His Career

Eye of the Storm is an account of the highly celebrated Scottish landscape artist James Morrison in what would, sadly, turn out to be the final months of his life.

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