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2021: A head under water. Adrian Martin's year in review
Watery graves and forceful submersion dominate cinematic memories from 2021. Adrian Martin's highlights across film and TV include Lamb, Bad…
Film Review: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn is one of the year's best
Adrian Martin celebrates the virtues of the vulgar in this unique and deeply intellectual Romanian film.
Wong Kar Wai's School for Cool
'Love and Neon' is a dazzling retrospective of eleven films from the master of longing, loneliness and ephemeral ecstasy, says…
Film Review: Lamb is stunning and resists folk horror tag
The impressive Icelandic debut that won Un Certain Regard at Cannes almost defies review, says an admiring Adrian Martin. Spoiler…
Film Review: 'Zola' - How to Tell the Story?
Zola is a cautionary glimpse into the prevalence of sex trafficking, wrapped in social media ambience. The result is a…
Film Review: 'Annette' is an exhilarating masterpiece
Annette is an inventive and audacious musical collaboration between auteur Leos Carax and pop pioneers Sparks.