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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

Post Tenebras Lux

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The Paperboy

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Oz The Great and Powerful

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Parks and Recreation, BBC Four

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Stoker

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Oscars 2013: Best Actor/Actress/Director

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To The Wonder

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BAFTAs 2013: Argo, Skyfall and Day-Lewis trump Les Mis

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Wreck-It Ralph

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I Give It a Year

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theartsdesk at the London Comedy Film Festival 2013

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Zero Dark Thirty

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Django Unchained

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Gangster Squad

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10 Films to Get Excited About in 2013

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Film: The Best of 2012

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