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The Supreme Price (2014)

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Seen at Curzon Bloomsbury, London, Tuesday 26 May 2015

I think it’s easy to criticise the predominant style of talking-head documentaries, but when dealing with a complicated and (certainly to me, and I imagine to many western audiences) largely unknown political situation, it can be good to have a point of entry and a linear structure to a story. 340 more words

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Kaguyahime no monogatari (The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, 2013)

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Seen at Cineworld West India Quay, London, Wednesday 25 March 2015

I’d never actually seen a Studio Ghibli film before, which seems like quite an oversight, especially given that this film by one of the studio’s founders, Isao Takahata, is so delightful. 195 more words

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My Name Is Salt (2013)

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Seen at ICA, London, Sunday 22 March 2015

In many ways, it’s documentary films which prove there are still plenty of stories to tell in the world and plenty of ways to depict them. 193 more words

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Beyond Clueless (2014)

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Seen at Prince Charles Cinema, London, Wednesday 14 January 2015

Charlie Lyne, the youthful director and writer of this visual essay about the teen film cycle that seemed so omnipresent after the success of… 510 more words

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