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A modern follow-up to the Nineties sci-fi alien invasion adventure is plagued by threadbare characters, poor dialogue, and a rambling plotline.
A look at Polish romcom Planeta Singli, plus Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cemetary of Splendour.
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Leonardo DiCaprio is a great actor, but this is terrible casting.
Plus: eloquent storytelling around the refugee crisis in Fire at Sea.
Something about Crowe’s hard-nut/soft-shell routine with Ryan Gosling in this film suggests he could be coming out of his career slump.
On the pop culture podcast, we discuss BBC crime drama Peaky Blinders, the Turkish-French film Mustang and Tina Fey sitcom 30 Rock.
The writer on making her first feature-length movie, motherhood and her lifelong friendship with Zachary Quinto.
Director John Carney has a lighter touch and also a greater sense of depth and poignancy.
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