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Film Review: Disorder

07/04/16

Mysterious and intriguing from the onset, French Director Alice Winocour gives us Disorder, the tale of a veteran soldier who takes a job as a security guard for a wealthy family. Carly Paton takes a …
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‘Here Lie The Bones of L.B. Jefferies’

07/04/16

Following a season of Hitchcock movies to celebrate the release of new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut, we take a closer look at the classic, Rear Window. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his n…
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The death and return of the versus movie

04/04/16

Whether it’s Batman v Superman, the upcoming Captain America sequel Civil War or this year’s US election coverage – we love to watch fighting within the ranks finds Luke Penny. An on-screen fight betw…
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Preview: Victoria

02/04/16

Run Victoria, run! We take a look at Sebastion Schipper's latest movie, a heist thriller shot in one take. From a face most recognised in Run Lola Run, Sebastion Schipper brings us Victoria, which has…
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Kids! Help E.T Find Home in Star Lab

01/04/16

Bring the family to FACT this weekend for a special screening of Spielberg's ET, and take part in a trail around the building to help him find home! Josiah Worth explains how you can get involved.
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Exploring Simon Mckeown's Trace Elements

01/04/16

Here at FACT, when curating an exhibition there’s two major things to consider; the use of cutting edge creative technology, and community. When something ticks both boxes, it’s ideal. Trace Elements …
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One Hit Wonders – A History of the One Take Film

31/03/16

In preparation for the release of Sebastian Schnipper's 138 minute, continual take attempt Victoria on 1 April, Rhiannon Wain explores the history of one-take cinema, and looks at the craft's biggest …
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Unfolding Kurokawa's Artist Talk

30/03/16

Sharon Riley attended the artist talk on the opening weekend of our current exhibition unfold, by Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa. Here's what she discovered. There was a sense of excitement in the a…
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Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

29/03/16

Dawn of Justice is not a family film. It is not The Avengers. Spoilers to follow, warns Benjamin Eaton  In 2012 fans and critics left Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel with mixed feelings of shellshock, awe,…
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Bewildered, battered and brutalised - a High Rise review

24/03/16

Is High Rise a wicked satire or a brilliant clinical breakdown of every type of social relationship? Susan Bennett examines Ben Wheatley's controversial film The novel of the film High Rise began with…
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