The Blue Lamp

Today sees the release of a fully-restored 2k version of Ealing Studios’ The Blue Lamp. Originally released in 1950, it was the most successful British film of the year with British audiences, and endures today as a fascinating insight into the history of popular cinema. The story essentially follows the format of a police procedural.…

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Girls Lost

Girls Lost is an earnest, thoughtful piece of magical realism from Swedish director Alexandra-Therese Keining. It begins as a pretty typical tale of teen outsiderdom. Kim, Bella and Momo are three adolescent girls who are ostracised from most of their peers at school. When they bury a mysterious bean, a plant grows with the power…

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