Guy Lodge

''71' Review: A Vivid Survival Thriller
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Film Review: ' '71'

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The Troubles have rarely been more troubling on screen than they are in "'71," a vivid, shivery survival thriller that turns the red-brick residential streets of Belfast into a war zone of…

Jack Berlin Film Festival
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Berlin Film Review: 'Jack'

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The burden of having a child for a mother weighs heavily on "Jack," an affecting but unsurprising slice of German social realism that takes significantly fewer chances than its scrappy eponymous…

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'Robocop' to release in Asia ahead
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Film Review: 'RoboCop'

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If anyone was under the impression that Paul Verhoeven's 1987 "RoboCop" was a vision of the future, Jose Padilha's pumped-up, cleaned-up update makes it clear that this sci-fi concept merely holds a…

Mr X A Film About Leos
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Film Review: 'Mr. X'

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"The return of phantoms, of impossible beings," is how actress Eva Mendes describes Leos Carax's work during her appearance in "Mr. X," a reverent tribute to the French auteur that makes him out to…

White Shadow Sundance
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Review: ''White Shadow''

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Veering wildly between earthy verite and near-ecstatic surrealism, this Tanzanian-set tale of a resourceful albino adolescent learning to survive in a community brutally geared against his kind is…

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