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Emma Simmonds

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Emma is a film and TV critic whose words have appeared in Time Out, Radio Times, The Observer, Empire, Total Film, Little White Lies, The Spectator, Virgin Movies, MovieMail and Popmatters, amongst many others. She is also a contributor to the London, New York and Glasgow volumes of the World Film Locations book series. She is The List magazine's current Film Reviews Editor and The Arts Desk's former Film Editor.

Articles By Emma Simmonds

The Homesman

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Fury

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LFF 2014: Listen Up Philip

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LFF 2014: Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

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Life After Beth

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Maps to the Stars

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Ida

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Million Dollar Arm

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Two Days, One Night

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We Gotta Get Out of This Place

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Joe

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Boyhood

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Goltzius and the Pelican Company

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Tammy

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Miss Violence

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Belle

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Dunkirk review - old-fashioned filmmaking on the grandest sc...

What is the Dunkirk spirit? It has been so thoroughly internalised by the national psyche that, 77 years on, it’s as much a brand, a meme or a...

Prom 7 review: Weilerstein, BBCSO, Weilerstein - new cello c...

It’s at times like this that I give thanks for the Proms....

The Best Films Out Now

There are films to meet every taste in theartsdesk's guide to the best movies currently on release. In our considered opinion, any of the titles...

CD: Arcade Fire – Everything Now

If you consider the fanciful notion that Arcade Fire are a kind of...

The best TV to watch this week

Too hot outside? Take refuge on the box. We sift the schedules for you.

 

Thursday 20 July

Who Do You...

Prom 6: Benedetti, BBC NOW, Søndergård - dazzling violin mag...

Nicola Benedetti was the star of this show, no doubt about that. She is a...

City of Ghosts review - chilling but inspiring report on Syr...

Raqqa was once a prosperous if little-known town in northern...

Dessert, Southwark Playhouse review - undercooked and overwr...

"What is this, Saving Private Ryan?" a character randomly queries well into the actor Oliver Cotton's new play, Dessert. Well,...

Rose Finn-Kelcey: Life, Belief and Beyond, Modern Art Oxford...

Rose Finn-Kelcey was one of the most interesting and original artists of...

CD: Jupiter & Okwess - Kin Sonic

Staff Benda Bilili and Kasai Allstars redefined the sound of Congolese dance music: the supremacy of the Rumba popularised by Franco and others,...