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Atomic Blonde (2017)

When Mad Max: Fury Road was released in 2015, everyone was raving about its hero. For most people, it wasn't the gruff eponymous drifter that drove the film, but the strong-willed soldier, driver and overall badass Imperator Furiosa.…

Their Finest (2017)

Their Finest is one of those warm, fuzzy crowd-pleasers, radiating a cosy charm as it gently unfurls towards a satisfying climax with the minimal amount of fuss, and where not having enough water to make a decent cuppa is the closest we…

SXSW 2017 – Atomic Blonde (2017)

In a breathless opening sequence, an inappropriately dressed man dashes around the streets of Berlin only to get repeatedly run over and then shot by a KGB agent, all while “Blue Monday” roars out. Atomic Blonde is not out to cause any…

Still Life (2013)

Obsequies  In Uberto Pasolini's somewhat too aptly named Still Life (not to be confused with Jia Zhang-ke's), today's offbeat "it" boy of British acting, Eddie Marsan, a natural specialist in meek and understated roles, plays John May, a…

God’s Pocket (2014)

The compulsion to experience life the other side of the camera is clearly a strong one for actors. John Slattery of Mad Men fame (where he also tested his skills directing a few episodes) is the latest in a long line to try with his debut…

Still Life (2013)

Eddie Marsan has, not-so-slowly and surely, become a solid favourite from the current stable of excellent British thespians. He can do almost anything. Just witness his performances in Filth, Tyrannosaur, The World's End and Miami Vice to…