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Zama review – desire and despair at the end of the world

In Lucrecia Martel’s magnificent drama, a Spanish officer stuck at a remote South American outpost numbs his burgeoning panic with erotic reveries Horror and despair hover just out of the frame, or below the surface, or behind the curtain, of Lucrecia Martel’s mysterious and dreamlike movie Zama. It’s a film …

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Will VAR improve the World Cup?

VAR has been used in various league and cup competitions around the world. Is it a step forward for the World Cup? • Who are you supporting – and how will your team fare? Every World Cup breaks new ground. The first tournament was held in 1930; qualification was introduced …

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World Cup stunning moments: Patrick Battiston loses his teeth

One of the greatest World Cup games has been largely overshadowed by the West German keeper’s dastardly act The semi-final stage of the World Cup has, on balance, not been particularly kind to France. In 1958, the free-scoring team of Just Fontaine and Raymond Kopa were more than holding their …

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