Posts by Lauren Thompson

United States of Love

By Lauren Thompson

An exploration of love in 1990s Poland that fails to match its striking visuals with true emotional weight.

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Why Demon Seed is the perfect companion piece to Black Mirror

By Lauren Thompson

Before Charlie Brooker’s dark social satire, there was Donald Cammell’s technophobic sci-fi.

Girls Lost

By Lauren Thompson

Don’t miss this vital LGBT-themed coming-of-age drama from director Alexandra-Therese Keining.

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Brian Gleeson talks Tiger Raid, Logan Lucky and the new Darren Aronofsky

By Lauren Thompson

The Irish star opens up about his most recent and upcoming projects.

Watch the magical trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Red Turtle

By Lauren Thompson

The feted animation house is back with its first dialogue-free, non-Japanese feature.

A Good American

By Lauren Thompson

Could a mass wiretapping programme have prevented the attacks on the World Trade Centre?

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How Marie Antoinette pointed the way for post-feminism

By Lauren Thompson

Sofia Coppola’s opulent period drama explores female self-empowerment in a man’s world.

Anthropoid

By Lauren Thompson

Stick with this World War Two-set assassination thriller – a dull start gives way to a heart-racing climax.

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Every female director at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Lauren Thompson

This year’s bumper line-up boasts 114 films directed or co-directed by women.

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