sat 22/06/2024

Hugh Barnes

Articles By Hugh Barnes

Anna Reid: A Nasty Little War - The West's Fight to Reverse the Russian Revolution review - home truths

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Priscilla review - Bluebeard suede shoes

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Tchaikovsky's Wife review - husband material

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Angela Leighton: Something, I Forget review - the art of letting go

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Dance First - the travails of Samuel Beckett

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Powell and Pressburger: Battleships and Byron

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Our River... Our Sky review - another people's war

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Powell and Pressburger's 'The Red Shoes' - art and nothing but

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20 Days in Mariupol review - carnage in a dying Ukrainian city

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Strange Way of Life review - Pedro Almodóvar's queer Western

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Side By Side Ukrainian Film Festival, Curzon Soho - cameras of courage and resistance

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Mercy Falls review - horror in the Highlands

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The Red Shoes: Next Step review - teen dancer's crisis

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Lie With Me review - a bittersweet enchantment

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Masha Karp: George Orwell and Russia review - dystopia's reality

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A Kind of Kidnapping review - claustrophobic class-division satire

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