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Film Review: JUST JIM

Deadpan and darkly comic: Craig Roberts (left) and Emile Hirsch in Just Jim. Photograph: Soda Pictures

Craig Roberts (left) and Emile Hirsch in Just Jim. Photograph: Soda Pictures

Craig Roberts makes an impressive directorial debut with JUST JIM

After his breakout performance in Richard Ayoade’s SUBMARINE, Craig Roberts makes his directorial debut as the director, writer and star of JUST JIM, a surreal psychological black comedy set in a leafy village in 90’s Rural Wales.

Jim (Craig Roberts) is an awkward and depressed teenager, failing at life...

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Book Review: New British Cinema by Jason Wood and Ian Haydn Smith

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Jason Wood and Ian Haydn Smith analyse the resurgence of British film-making in new book New British Cinema from ‘Submarine’ to ’12 Years a Slave’

The golden age of British cinema is upon us. From The Kings Speech to 12 Years a Slave, British films have certainly been causing a stir at international film festivals over the past few years and rightly so...

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