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Frances McDormand

Promised Land (2012)

Environmental drama Promised Land is a drama about fracking (or hydraulic fracturing, though that more formal term is never used in the film). I never knew I'd see that. Till recently, I didn't know what fracking was. I barely do now…

This Must Be the Place (2011)

Avenging the father This Must Be the Place is the first film made outside Italy by the director Paolo Sorrentino, whose work is droll and stylized. His films tend to unroll in a series of vividly realized set pieces, and this one is…

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Moonrise Kingdom is the latest film by Wes Anderson, whose last feature, the stop-motion adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic tale Fantastic Mr Fox, didn't really live up to the hype nor the whimsicalness of his earliest offerings like