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The Post (2017)

In 2016, Liz Hannah's debut screenplay was ranked second on the Black List, an annual survey of most-liked films not yet produced that included Academy Award nominees Roman J. Israel, Esq. and I, Tonya. Its high ranking attracted the…

Song to Song (2017)

Starring an ensemble cast comprising Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender, Song to Song focuses on BV (Gosling) and Faye (Mara), a songwriting couple whose relationship becomes complicated due to music producer Cook…

John Wick 2 (2017)

Upon its release, John Wick was a surprise hit. With its unrestrained violence and imaginative choreography, the film reaffirmed Keanu Reeves as a certified action hero and grossed $88m worldwide. Three years later, Chad Stahelski is back…

In The Name Of (2013)

One of the tales which makes up Flaubert's Trois Contes is 'La Légende de Saint-Julien l'Hospitalier'. Its message is poignant: in order to become a saint, one must first be a sinner. Flaubert focuses on the male rite of passage in his…

The Cat (2011)

Seung-wook Byeon's South-Korean film The Cat (2011) evokes some of the classic East Asian horrors, such as Japan's The Grudge (2002) and Ring (1998), both of which were so popular that American versions were re-hashed at a later stage. It…

Child’s Pose (2013)

Calin Peter Netzer's Romanian drama about the relationship between an ageing mother and her selfish and immature adult son won the Golden Berlin Bear and the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2013, and now it returns…