wed 01/02/2023

Markie Robson-Scott

Articles By Markie Robson-Scott

Enys Men review - mystifying Seventies Cornish folk horror

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Corsage review - Vicky Krieps is superb as Empress Elisabeth of Austria

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Markie Robson-Scott's Top 10 Films of 2022

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Charlotte review - the story of artist Charlotte Salomon, murdered in Auschwitz

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The Silent Twins review - the tragic story of the Welsh teens who were sent to Broadmoor

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The Menu review - Ralph Fiennes stars in culinary black comedy

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Hilma review - biopic of the Swedish abstract artist Hilma af Klint

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Mrs Harris Goes to Paris review - Lesley Manville as a Fifties charlady with a heart of gold

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Yiyun Li: The Book of Goose - fame, reality and two teenage French girls

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See How They Run review - a whodunit pastiche set in Fifties London

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Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD: The Piano

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My Old School review - a Glasgow schoolboy and his elaborate hoax

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Nitram review - chilling drama based on the Port Arthur gunman

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Swan Song review - the fabulous Udo Kier as a small-town hairdresser on his last legs

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Bergman Island review - Mia Hansen-Løve's joyful English-language debut

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Luzzu review - a Maltese fisherman struggles with modernity

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