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The best films this November—Relic and Another Round

Plus a curious art theft comes alive in The Painter and the Thief

By Wendy Ide   November 2020

Relic, In cinemas & streaming 30th October

Comparisons with The Babadook and The Ring are likely for this Australian horror with a distinctively female perspective and an inventive use of dementia as a device. Three generations of women coexist in an isolated family home—but the house seems to have taken on the malign needs of previous inhabitants. Terrific performances from Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin and Bella Heathcote give the picture a chilling credibility; the claustrophobic production design sucks the very air out of the cinema.

The Painter and the Thief, In cinemas &…

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