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In the latest Remake/Remodel, Leigh Singer interrogates Martin Scorsese’s remake of a Hong Kong crime classic.

The Lion King

By Adam Woodward

Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s animated epic shows the studio’s remake philosophy is not so problem free.


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By Charles Bramesco

A fire at one of Japan’s foremost animation houses has resulted in the loss of precious life and work.

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Tell It to the Bees

By Ella Kemp

Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger star in Annabel Jankel’s emotionally-strained sapphic romance.



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William McGregor’s atmospheric Industrial Revolution-era folk horror runs out of plot.


My Friend the Polish Girl

By David Jenkins

Directors Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek offer a unique, if not entirely successful spin on the culture clash drama.


Making Noise Quietly

By Kambole Campbell

This measured adaptation of Robert Holman’s stage play can’t quite escape its theatre roots.


The Edge

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England’s Test cricket side of 2009-2013 comes under the microscope in this candid documentary.


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The late doyenne of French cinema offers a personal guide through her treasured oeuvre.

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