Film: Pick of the week
Thursday 23 May 1996
Ugly, nasty, brutish - and that's just the critics who have sunk their jaws into Larry Clark's grim study of urban disquiet. See it now; there's only a few days of dinner-party mileage left in it.
On general release
Blue in the Face
A sort of antidote to . Whether you catch them separately or as a pair, you can't fail to be charmed and tickled by Paul Auster and Wayne Wang's lightly-toasted slices of Brooklyn life.
On general release
James Bond Season
In the wake of the disappointingly flaccid Goldeneye, here's a rare opportunity to catch early Bond on the big screen. This week, see Dr No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and From Russia with Love and realise all over again what made the series so special: attitude.
Various screenings until 31 May, NFT, London SE1 (0171-928 3232)
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