Posts by Poppy Doran

The Innocents

By Poppy Doran

French director Anne Fontaine explores female persecution in this punishing but urgent period drama.

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NG83 When We Were B Boys

By Poppy Doran

Ageing Nottingham-based breakdancers attempt to relive their glory days in this scrappy doc.

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Tiger Raid

By Poppy Doran

Simon Dixon’s mercenary drama is liberal with the bullets but fails to hit gory glory.

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Light Years

By Poppy Doran

Edith May Campbell cracks open a fractured family in this overly ambitious debut feature.

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Taika Waititi: ‘I often fantasise about stopping making films’

By Poppy Doran

The Kiwi writer/director talks poking fun at his homeland and why he won’t be making movies forever.

Don’t Breathe

By Poppy Doran

Fede Alvarez serves up a genuinely chilling home invasion thriller from the very top drawer.

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Los Sures

By Poppy Doran

This evocative 1984 doc about life in Williamsburg, New York, shows the extent of 21st century gentrification.

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The 9th Life of Louis Drax

By Poppy Doran

The director of Horns returns with an equally jarring genre mash-up movie based on a bestselling fantasy novel.

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Brotherhood

By Poppy Doran

Noel Clarke gets in another spot of gangland bother in this solid second sequel.

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Denzel Washington returns to the director’s chair for Fences

By Poppy Doran

The iconic leading man is set to bring an acclaimed stageplay to the screen.

Guillermo del Toro dives into The Shape of Water

By Poppy Doran

The Crimson Peak director has teamed up with Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon for a Cold War-set fantasy romance.

Watch the rugged first trailer for Hell or High Water

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Ben Foster and Chris Pine play bank robbing brothers in David Mackenzie’s gritty neo-western.

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