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Emma Simmonds

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Emma is a film and TV critic whose words have appeared in Time Out, Radio Times, The Observer, Empire, Total Film, Little White Lies, The Spectator, Virgin Movies, MovieMail and Popmatters, amongst many others. She is also a contributor to the London, New York and Glasgow volumes of the World Film Locations book series. She is The List magazine's current Film Reviews Editor and The Arts Desk's former Film Editor.

Articles By Emma Simmonds

The Selfish Giant

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LFF 2013: Under the Skin

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LFF 2013: The Double

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LFF 2013: Nebraska

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The To Do List

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LFF 2013: Programme Launch

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The Great Beauty

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The Way Way Back

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Listed: Screen Bastards

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We're the Millers

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Bachelorette

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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

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The Conjuring

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Only God Forgives

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Frances Ha

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Stories We Tell

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