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  • The Wind Rises – beautiful and mesmerising … but heart-breaking

    Evocative and “dreamy”, The Wind Rises will mesmerise, writes Ruth Allen. THE WIND RISES (Run time: 126mins; Director: Hayao Miyazaki; Voice Cast: Hideaki Anno, Mioro Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Stephen Alpert, Morio Kazama). Synopsis: Jiro dreams...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • The Book Thief … haunting

    The Second World War is the theme that unites both of these new films. The Book Thief is a haunting tale of “the need to retain humanity”, writes Ruth Allen. Stalingrad is “a gruelling and vivid portrayal”. THE BOOK...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Her … switched on to emotion

    Beautiful and insightful, cross-genre Her will be “two hours you won’t want to end”, writes Ruth Allen. HER (Run time: 125mins;  Director: Spike Jonze; Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and the voice of Scarlett...

    • Posted 4 years ago