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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

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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Agnès Varda: 'You think I'm finished?!' - interview

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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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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power review - Al Gore's urgent update

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theartsdesk at Bergman Week - finding the spirit of the great Swedish filmmaker

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Gifted review - genius in the family genes

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theartsdesk Q&A: Claude Barras and Céline Sciamma on My Life as a Courgette

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Unforgettable review - forgettable film

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theartsdesk in Panama: Latin heat

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