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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

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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San Sebastian Film Festival: The Burnt Orange Heresy review – art world noir

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Hotel Mumbai review – Dev Patel shines in harrowing real-life drama

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The Laundromat review – The Panama Papers as root canal

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San Sebastian Film Festival: Proxima review – Eva Green has The Right Stuff

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Ad Astra review – out of this world

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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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