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Demetrios Matheou

Bio
Demetrios Matheou is the film editor of theartsdesk. He's also the film critic for The Sunday Herald and a London correspondent for Indiewire. His writing has appeared in The Guardian and Observer, The Times and Sunday Times, The Independent on Sunday and Sight & Sound. He is the author of The Faber Book of New South American Cinema, and a contributor to Cinema: The Whole Story and Ten Bad Dates With De Niro. He is also a film programmer and has served on the juries of a number of international film festivals.

Articles By Demetrios Matheou

Greta review – Isabelle Huppert goes full psycho in eccentric stalker thriller

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The Sisters Brothers review – wonderfully off-the-wall western

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Interview with director Agnès Varda, who has died at 90

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Everybody Knows review - so-so Spanish kidnap drama

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Captain Marvel review – Brie Larson is the Avenger we’ve always been waiting for

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On the Basis of Sex review – real-life legal drama

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theartsdesk in Tromsø: the celluloid Cold War

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Laurent Cantet: 'Young people have different preoccupations nowadays' – interview

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LFF 2018: Roma review – Alfonso Cuarón’s triumphant return to Mexico

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LFF 2018: In Fabric review – Peter Strickland’s horror comedy is dressed to kill

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Michel Hazanavicius: 'Losing himself is how he found himself'

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Juliette Binoche: ‘Repetition feels like near death’

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theartsdesk at the Viennale: shunning the 'illusion machine'

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer review - edge-of-seat psycho-thriller

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LFF 2017: Last Flag Flying review - anti-war film without a bite

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On the Road review - engrossing music documentary with a sly B-side

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