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The 10 Best Film Performances of 2018

We continue our annual retrospective with a look at the top ten film performances of the past twelve months. Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments!

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Black ’47 | Review

★★★

An oddly untapped epoch in film, Ireland’s Great Famine is gifted the western treatment in Lance Daly’s Black ‘47. The title refers to 1847, the worst year of the tragedy, in which a million died and a million more emigrated, whilst the film unveils its horrors through the eyes of a renegade ranger. Perhaps at the expense of a more nuanced sociopolitical drama, this is an entertainingly brazen Revenant meets The Road tale of revenge.

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