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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

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review – a fittingly nostalgic send-off

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Jumanji: The Next Level review - raising their game

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Motherless Brooklyn review – tic tec

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Knives Out review - marvellous murder mystery

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Frozen II review - the allure cools off

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Marriage Story review - superior weepie

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Last Christmas review - for the stocking, not the tree

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Le Mans '66 review - nicely revved up

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The Irishman review - mobster masterclass

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Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's unapologetic assault on the gig economy

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Terminator: Dark Fate review – look who's back

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Official Secrets review – powerful political thriller

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The Day Shall Come review – Homeland Security satire lacks bite

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LFF 2019: Marriage Story review – not a dry eye in the house

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Joker review – a phenomenal Joaquin Phoenix on the mean streets of Gotham

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San Sebastian Film Festival: Latin films thrive

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