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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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Film Review: The Two Faces of January

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Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac delight in gripping tale of greed, murder and jealously

Patricia Highsmith’s tightly-woven thriller The Two Faces of January is on general release in UK cinemas this month, offering movie goers a refreshing break from the contemporary norm.

Deep, dark and dramatic, The Two Faces of January follows the story of Rydal (Oscar Isaac), an American rich kid who is foolishly sucked into a fast unfolding web of deceit, murder and jealously.

Set in Athens i...

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