Civic Theatre

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London
Venue name: Civic Theatre
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Address: Fairfield Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1JG
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    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The title makes you think of Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ – but that takes away from the specialness of this French coming-of-age-drama which is powerfully attuned to race, solidarity and the dead ends that many kids have to be smart enough to av...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    A heady psychosexual drama that’s steeped in dense anxieties and rich European glamour (the film was part-funded by Chanel), French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s latest sees him at the top of his game. Combining the professional paranoia of ‘All Abo...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Comedy seldom travels well from one culture to another, but from the first, pre-credits episode of this engaging if uneven satire highlighting humanity's more basic instincts, it's clear the young Argentine writer-director Damián Szifron has a kna...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    This evocative, simmering slice of poetic realism may swerve towards cliché at times, but it marks a confident feature debut for director Guy Myhill. In a remote corner of the Norfolk fenlands, cow-eyed teenager Goob (Liam Walpole) has just left s...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t be fooled by the fancy source material: ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ may be adapted from Thomas Hardy’s nineteenth-century novel, but it’s still a movie that opens with Carey Mulligan on a pony as it gallops toward a rainbow. Set in a patch ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    A perfect Swedish family’s skiing trip in the French Alps seems to be going just fine in Ruben Ostlund’s remarkably confident and subtle comedy, a film in which domesticity unravels deliciously. Apart from a little whingeing from the kids, everyon...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    This is the anime swansong of Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, who has never acquired the international renown enjoyed by his more prolific partner, Hayao Miyazaki. ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ probably won’t change that. It’s a delica...
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