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Demetrios Matheou

Bio
Demetrios Matheou is a London-based journalist, critic and author. He was the chief film critic for The Sunday Herald in Glasgow between 2004-18, and a contributing film critic for The Independent on Sunday between 2000-2016. He’s currently published in The Times, The Standard, The i, Sight and Sound and Screen Daily, among others. He is also a London theatre critic for The Hollywood Reporter. Demetrios is the author of The Faber Book of New South American Cinema, while contributing to a number of other film titles. He co-curated the retrospective season South American Renaissance for The BFI South Bank and co-founded the London Argentine Film Festival. He's served on the juries of a number of international film festivals.

Articles By Demetrios Matheou

The Kitchen review – more gangsters' molls taking over the reins

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Downton Abbey review – business as usual

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It Chapter Two review – time to stop clowning around

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Once Upon A Time… in Hollywood review – Tarantino’s mellowest film yet

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Blinded by the Light review – flawed but feelgood

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Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw review – falls flat fast

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theartsdesk Q&A: documentary maker Karen Stokkendal Poulsen

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The Current War review – lacks the spark of invention

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The Brink review – behind the scenes with Steve Bannon

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Too Late To Die Young review - an absorbing, Chilean coming-of-age

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Game of Thrones, Sky Atlantic, Series 8 Finale review – who will sit on the Iron Throne?

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Madeline's Madeline review – American indie heralds an astonishing new star

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Woman at War review – timely comedy-drama about an eco-warrior with a difference

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Game of Thrones, Sky Atlantic review - The Battle of Winterfell

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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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