Curzon Renoir

Bloomsbury
Venue name: Curzon Renoir
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    ‘Kill that house!’ A man draped in furs stands in the middle of an endless wheat field and commands his ragtag posse of killers to lay waste to the only home in sight. What follows is one of the greatest shoot-outs this side of Sergio Leone, viole...
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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
    • 1 out of 5 stars
    It’s clear that Japanese director Naomi Kawase ('The Mourning Forest') has poured her heart and soul into every frame of this wishy-washy drama about two teenagers coming of age. That makes it all the more depressing that the end results are so re...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    ‘Don’t kill him – wear him down.’ Those are among the first words we hear in Abderrahmane Sissako’s devastating African drama ‘Timbuktu’, spoken by a gun-toting jihadist chasing down a fleeing gazelle. The scene sets a chilling tone that’s impossi...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Riffing on his ‘Rushmore’ character Max Fischer, Jason Schwartzman plays an egotistical author in this subtly riotous New York comedy. He is Philip, who’s had a taste of critical success with his first novel, ‘Join the Street Parade’. With a secon...
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  • Director Biberman, producer Paul Jarrico , writer Michael Wilson , composer Sol Kaplan and actor Will Geer were all blacklisted at the time, and this extraordinary film was a unique act of defiance. Production was subject t...
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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
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Like the tale of Sweeney Todd but told from the viewpoint of Todd’s curtain-twitching neighbours, the National Theatre’s 2011 musical ‘London Road’ sang its way through the real-life 2006 murders of five Ipswich prostitutes using the real words of...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    An off-kilter and provocative teen love story, ‘Les Combattants’ is a great showcase for rising French star Adèle Haenel, first seen in 2007’s ‘Water Lillies’. Here she plays Madeleine, an aggressively unromantic young woman in a southern French c...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Anyone with a beating heart will be forgiven for allowing it to break during this unflinching and thoughtful account of the life and death of the soul singer Amy Winehouse. A shattering and sensitive documentary, it's directed by Asif Kapadia, the...
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