Posts by Emma Simmonds

Where to Invade Next

By Emma Simmonds

Michael Moore embarks on a globetrotting cultural gleaning tour in this entertaining pop doc.

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The Club

By Emma Simmonds

Ace Chilean director Pablo Larraín delivers a brooding and provocative drama about disgraced priests.

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Trumbo

By Emma Simmonds

Bryan Cranston charms his way through this breezy biopic centred around the Hollywood Blacklist scandal.

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Spotlight

By Emma Simmonds

Tom McCarthy delivers an old-school journalistic thriller with the help of a sensational all-star cast.

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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

By Emma Simmonds

Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland offers a fascinating and outrageously funny look at the New York bohemian.

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A Girl at My Door

By Emma Simmonds

Social justice underpins a gripping detective story in this highly impressive first work from South Korea’s July Jung.

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The Water Diviner

By Emma Simmonds

Russell Crowe is both in front of and behind the camera in this overegged historical saga.

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The Armstrong Lie

By Emma Simmonds

On yer bike! One man doc machine Alex Gibney returns with a searing analysis of cyclist Lance Armstrong.

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Sucker Punch

By Emma Simmonds

Zack Syder’s film is little more than glamorised sexual servitude presented as fun for the whole family.

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