Will Hutton

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Saturday, 30 November 2019

Lerner brings poetry to the page

A short way into Ben Lerner’s new novel, The Topeka School, Jonathan, a therapist at the Topeka “Foundation”, and one …

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Saturday, 16 November 2019

The Irishman is a worthy coda to Scorsese's gangster genre

What happens when you grow old? That’s the question lingering in the nursing home in which Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran …

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Saturday, 26 October 2019

Non-Fiction review - nothing much happens in this publishing drama

For bibliophiles, Olivier Assayas’ new film is more aetiology than entertainment – despite its blithe marketing to the contrary. Aspiring …

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Friday, 16 August 2019

Nowhere left to go for Hollywood's aging Boy Wonder

Quentin Tarantino doesn’t like hippies. And it is easy to see why: middle-class runaways swiping credit cards from unsuspecting folk …

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Friday, 10 May 2019

Film review: Botched Berlusconi boondoggle

Celebrated Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s new movie is about Silvio Berlusconi and Loro translated means Them – the voters, consumers, …

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Friday, 19 April 2019

Film review - Jacques Audiard's poignant The Sisters Brothers is a western unlike most others

The new Jacques Audiard movie is called The Sisters Brothers and whatever machismo the eponymous brothers might lose sharing a …

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Friday, 22 February 2019

Culture Digest - Fernand Léger, revolutionary France and Richard E. Grant

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Friday, 15 February 2019

If Beale Street Could Talk review - finding beauty in an ugly world

No matter how valid a filmmaker’s intentions, I’m often suspicious of films with wholly good protagonists mainly because people rarely …

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Friday, 8 February 2019

Culture Digest - Beale Street, Barbara Stanwyck & Diane Arbus

If Beale Street Could Talk Director Barry Jenkins’ follow up to Moonlight, Best Film Winner at the 2017 Academy Awards, …

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