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Markie Robson-Scott

Articles By Markie Robson-Scott

Hilma review - biopic of the Swedish abstract artist Hilma af Klint

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Mrs Harris Goes to Paris review - Lesley Manville as a Fifties charlady with a heart of gold

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Yiyun Li: The Book of Goose - fame, reality and two teenage French girls

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See How They Run review - a whodunit pastiche set in Fifties London

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Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD: The Piano

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My Old School review - a Glasgow schoolboy and his elaborate hoax

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Nitram review - chilling drama based on the Port Arthur gunman

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Swan Song review - the fabulous Udo Kier as a small-town hairdresser on his last legs

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Bergman Island review - Mia Hansen-Løve's joyful English-language debut

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Luzzu review - a Maltese fisherman struggles with modernity

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The Quiet Girl review - finding a home away from home

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Emily St John Mandel: Sea of Tranquility review - time travel, pandemics and the simulation hypothesis

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The Wall of Shadows review - a holy Himalayan mountain and a Sherpa family's dilemma

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The Northman review - Robert Eggers's elemental Viking epic

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The Split, Series 3, BBC One review - the Defoes are back, more conflicted than ever

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Killing Eve, Series 4, BBC One review - has Villanelle found God?

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