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Christopher Fowler
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This week I received in my emails an invitation from Netflix to help them kill cinema. They're inviting BAFTA members to see the film 'Okja' and vote for it in the upcoming awards season. Netflix isn't the only streaming service to eschew theatrical releases and opt instead for online debuts. It knows that in order to compete with the major studios, it has to sell something that others aren't…
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Christopher Fowler
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Okay, the ubiquitous 'Dunkirk' was the best film of the year for me, but I have a special love of flawed oddities likely to disappear, so 'Valerian', 'A Cure For Wellness', 'Snowpiercer', 'Mr Nobody', 'Rams', 'Skeletons', 'Black Pond' and 'What We Become' all worked well enough that I was able to overlook any missteps...then along came 'Okja', from Korean director Bong Joon Ho. The story: For ten…
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