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‘I’m not a real person yet,’ blurts out Frances, who’s 27, lives in Brooklyn and has got that lurchy, what-the-hell-am-I-doing feeling about her life. Frances (Greta Gerwig) doesn’t have a proper job or a boyfriend (‘undateable’ is how she describes...
Tue Dec 17:
The idea of a prequel to ‘Monsters, Inc’ sounds like a comedown for Pixar, the studio behind animations like ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Up’. Still, while ‘Monsters University’ can’t claim outright originality, this is a far richer movie than most were expecting....
Fri Dec 13:
There’s something almost annoyingly tasteful about this adaptation of the 1927 French novel by François Mauriac. It’s too classy and restrained to unlock the emotions of husband-poisoner Thérèse, played here by Audrey Tautou. Thérèse is one of litera...
Thu Dec 12:
‘Wadjda’ is the first feature film to be filmed in Saudi Arabia by a woman, and one of few films to emerge from the country at all. Such milestones can be millstones, but director Haifaa Al-Mansour makes forceful points about her country’s gender pol...
Tue Dec 10: