The Poly

London
Venue name: The Poly
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Address: 24
Church Street
Falmouth
TR11 3EG
  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    This should have been something truly remarkable: a peerless cast of playing-against-type Hollywood bigwigs, a director whose track record (‘Capote’, ‘Moneyball’) screams quality and a real-life story that speaks to timely themes of wealth, privil...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t wait for the remake of this German concentration camp survivor drama. And you can bet that right now in Hollywood someone’s assistant’s assistant is putting a call in to snap up the rights – it’s too good a story to pass up. Nina Hoss, Germa...
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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
    '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
    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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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Geek, loner, slacker, roommate, obsessive note-taker (‘rent Eraserhead’) – that’s the Kurt Cobain who emerges from this impressionistic profile, blessed by the late Nirvana frontman’s family and the product of enviable archival access. Notably abs...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The French actor Romain Duris has two major assets playing a closet cross-dresser in ‘The New Girlfriend’: a performance of such loveliness it might just make your heart burst and legs Posh would trade in Becks for. Duris plays young dad David, wh...
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