Daniel Sarath
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Daniel Sarath

Daniel is a 23 year old award nominated journalism graduate who has been writing film news and reviews online for the last four years. His work can be seen at Yahoo, Screen Invasion and HeyUGuys.

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With heavyweight names like The Usual Suspects director Bryan Singer, Winter’s Bone producer Steven Golin and even the Oscar winning Weinsteins on board as producers, one might expect Uwantme2killhim? to be one of the standout films at this year’s Edinburgh Film Festival.

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First time director Edgar Marie, known for his scripting on the TV series Braquo, makes a confident debut with the sleek and stylish Paris Countdown.

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Adapted from the hugely popular web series of the same name, Svengali is an amusing if slightly forgettable satire about a naïve outsider trying to make a name for himself in the London music scene.

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More so in the digital age than ever before, there’s a very thin line between fame and infamy. It’s on this line that Sofia Coppola sets The Bling Ring, her much anticipated follow-up to the Venice Film Festival winning Somewhere starring Harry Potter alumnus Emma Watson alongside Katie Chang, Isreal Brossard and Taissa Farmiga.

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When two best friends from Dundee, Scotland made a 13-hour trip down to London to present their hip hop skills to music business executives, they were practically laughed out of the city.

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Acting veteran James Fox, who’s had memorable supporting parts in everything from The Remains Of The Day to Sherlock Holmes, gives a remarkable performance in the lead role of A Long Way From Home, a slight and quiet but well observed drama from Virginia Gilbert.

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Emma Davie and Moran McKinnon have created one of the year’s most powerful documentaries with I Am Breathing, a devastatingly close-up insight into the final months of Neil Platt, a sufferer of Motor Neurone Disease, which left audiences in stunned silence at the Edinburgh Film Festival this afternoon.

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One of the world’s fastest growing cities and biggest economies, Beijing is a place where the divide between the rich and poor is vast. But among the impoverished houses and grimy bars that lie in the shadows of this metropolis, Zhang Yuan manages to find beauty, tenderness and humour in his newest release Beijing Flickers.

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Berberian Sound Studio’s director Peter Strickland talks about his inspirations, love of cinema, and thoughts on the British film industry.

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After taking Star Trek to ambitious new territory, J.J. Abrams’ sequel Into Darkness certainly doesn’t go where no man has gone before.

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Game of Thrones image: © 2011/2012** HBO. Screen Invasion logo: © 2011 Screen Invasion. Game of Thrones font: © 2011 HBO. We’re only two seasons into HBO’s fantasy epic Games Of Thrones and it’s already had a profound impact on television history. Rarely has a story been part of the

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Terrence Malick hasn’t made a film unworthy of being called a masterpiece. Well, until now. His newest release, To The Wonder, is a crushing disappointment.

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Saudi Arabia is a country where cinemas have been banned since the 1980s and where women are not entitled to many of the freedoms given to their male counterparts. They are not permitted to drive, for instance, and until recently were unable to vote. Therefore, Haifaa Al-Mansour’s debut film Wadjda

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Few films have been able to depict the horror of high school bullying with more potency than Michel Franco’s superb After Lucia. The director’s sophomore effort follows young Alejandra (Tessa Isa) and her father Roberto (Gonzalo Vega Jr.) as they move to a new town following the tragic death of

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After the catastrophic disaster of his high-budget The Green Hornet adaptation, Michel Gondry strips everything back for his latest release The We And The I which follows a kaleidoscope of teenage characters on the bus ride home from their last day of school for the summer. In this restricted setting,

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Joss Whedon tackles MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to beautiful results. There’s an aurora of serenity in every frame, as if Whedon is on cinematic vacation.

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