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Awais Irfan

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For as long as I can remember, I have had a real passion for movies and for writing. I'm a superhero fanboy at heart; 'The Dark Knight' and 'Days of Future Past' are a couple of my favourites. I'm a big sci-fi fan too - 'Star Wars' has been my inspiration from the start; 'Super 8' is another personal favourite, close to my heart... I love movies. All kinds of movies. Lots of them too.

LFF: ‘Suspiria’ Review: Dir. Luca Guadagnino (2018)

Suspiria review: Taking a sharp turn from quiet character dramas into horror, Luca Guadagnino has perhaps one of the most ambitious tasks of 2018:...

TIFF: ‘Life Itself’ Review: Dir. Dan Fogelman (2018)

Life Itself review: For his sophomore feature, following up the acclaimed Danny Collins, Dan Fogelman heads into existential waters for Life Itself – a...

LFF: ‘Non-Fiction’ Review: Dir. Olivier Assayas (2018)

Non-Fiction review: Following his existential ghost story Personal Shopper, director Olivier Assayas returns with Non-Fiction – a similarly “talky” outing, this time following a...

LFF: ‘An Impossible Love’ Review: Dir. Catherine Corsini (2018)

An Impossible Love review: France is a country notorious for its romantic gestures and love-filled atmosphere so it's only fitting that An Impossible Love,...

TIFF 2018: ‘The Man Who Feels No Pain’ Review: Dir. Vasan...

The Man Who Feels No Pain review: I grew up on Bollywood films and have become somewhat fond of their farcical approach to action and...

‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’ Review: Dir. Desiree Akhavan (2018)

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post review: Director Desiree Akhavan has been quoted describing her latest, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, as a “queer John...

‘The Seagull’ Review: Dir. Michael Mayer (2018)

The Seagull review: Director Michael Mayer’s The Seagull brings together an all-star ensemble featuring the likes of Saoirse Ronan and Annette Bening for the...

Interview: Aneesh Chaganty Talks Screen Thriller ‘Searching’

This weekend marks the arrival of Sony Pictures' thriller Searching, which tells its story of a father (Jon Cho) trying to find his missing daughter...

Fright Fest 2018: ‘Luciferina’ Review: Dir. Gonzalo Calzada (2018)

Luciferina review: A young woman travels into a jungle to find a mystical plant to help her dying father. Luciferina review by Awais Irwan. Natalia (Sofiá Del...

Frightfest 2018: ‘The Laplace’s Demon’ Review: Dir. Giordano Giulivi (2018)

The Laplace's Demon review: A film shot over the course of seven years gets it's UK debut at Frightfest. The Laplace's Demon review by Awais...