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HERSELF (2021)
Starring Clare Dunne, Molly McCann, Ruby Rose O'Hara, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Shadaan Felfeli, Harriet Walter, Cathy Belton, Art Kearns, Sarah J. Kinlen and Ericka Roe. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
THE NEST (2021)
Starring Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Adeel Akhtar, Michel Alexandre Gonzalez, Charlie Shotwell, Michael Culkin, James Nelson-Joyce, Polly Allen, Julian Ferro and Bernardo Santos. Directed by Sean Durkin.

Life for an entrepreneur and his American family begins to take a twisted turn after moving into an English country manor.

REVIEWS The Nest - A hyper-nuanced family drama

THE FAVOURITE (2018)
Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Mark Gatiss, Joe Alwyn, Jenny Rainsford, James Smith, Tim Ingall and Lillyrose Stevens. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

REVIEWS The Favourite - Revisiting the delicious modern classic
The Favourite - A delicious work of magnificent insanity

DISOBEDIENCE (2018)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Cara Horgan, Sophia Brown, Liza Sadovy, Omri Rose, Allan Corduner, Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson. Directed by Sebastián Lelio.

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend.

REVIEWS Disobedience - An emotionally rich collision of faith and desire

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (2017)
Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp, Sunny Suljic, Denise Dal Vera, William Cross and Kenneth Meyer. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Steven is a charismatic surgeon forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart and the behaviour of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

REVIEWS The Killing Of A Sacred Deer - Revenge most bizarre

THE LOBSTER (2015)
Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Ariane Labed, John C. Reilly, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen and Angeliki Papoulia. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

In the near future, single citizens are sent to a hotel where they have 45 days to pair off with a mate – or be turned into the animal of their choosing and hunted in the woods.

REVIEWS The Lobster - Highly original, totally barmy and absolutely inspired

FRANK (2014)
Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Michael Fassbender, François Civil, Carla Azar, Tess Harper, Bruce McIntosh, Hayley Derryberry and Lauren Poole. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

An offbeat comedy about a wannabe musician who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the enigmatic Frank - a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head.
SHADOW DANCER (2012)
Starring Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson, Aidan Gillen, David Wilmot, Domhnall Gleeson, Brid Brennan, Stuart Graham, Martin McCann and Maria Laird. Directed by James Marsh.

REVIEWS Shadow Dancer - A slow, seething thriller

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