Ben Hooper
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Having previously written for Junxion17 and The Big Issue, Ben is now a film PR & Marketing Manager. When he's not watching or working on movies, Ben plays guitar in his band Ghosts As Alibis.

Capture Kill Release

Jen and Fahrang are a charming young couple. They film their cutesy pillow talk, they people-watch at the park, and they goof around at

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We Go On

Paralysed by paranoia and myriad phobias, a young man seeks to ease his crippling anxiety by finding definitive proof of life after death. Taking out

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boxed

Art Attack! Artist’s agent Rachel is haunted by the loss of Hope – her sister. As she starts to crack under further pressure from her

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The Love Witch

Blood Sugar Sex Magik A kitschy pastiche of sixties melodrama and psychedelic sexploitation from writer-director Anna Biller that fuses retro aesthetics with wit and tongue-in-cheek

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Back In Time

To be honest, I seem to be one of the few film fans whose imagination was not captured by Back to the Future. I

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The Almodóvar Collection

As Pedro Alomdóvar’s latest film Julieta hits cinemas, we dove into a new boxset celebrating his early work. Dark Habits/Entre Tinieblas - 1983 Finding herself in trouble

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The Violators 

A gritty Brit thriller from first-time writer and director Helen Walsh that promises plenty of potential. In the council estates and dingy streets of a

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The Measure Of A Man

As this year’s prestigious Cannes Film Festival kicks off, the film that earned its star the Best Actor award at last year’s festival gets

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East Meets West

East Meets West is about children from a Chinese martial arts academy who travel to America to join students in the Gold Drum &

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The Absent One

This moody Danish crime drama is a sequel to 2013’s The Keeper of Lost Causes, and likewise based on a novel from Jussi Adler-Olsen’s

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Seven Devils

A septet of short thrillers vaguely based on the seven deadly sins.  While recent portmanteau horror movies have seen mixed success, this shoddy effort is

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Claudine Beccarie exhibition

Exhibition is definitely not a Joanna Hogg film… This film is, in fact, a 1975 documentary from Jean-François Davy about French pornstar Claudine Beccarie. Mixing interviews

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India Ennenga

This Southern-fried coming-of-age drama sees a rebellious teenage girl try to escape her dysfunctional family life. After her little sister is taken by her deadbeat

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Ice And The Sky

This poetic French documentary from Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) sees acclaimed 82-year-old glaciologist Claude Lorius reflect upon a lifetime of scientific research

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