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DVD Review: Julia

Physically and psychologically traumatised after being drugged, brutally gang raped, beaten and left for dead while on a date with a supposedly ‘nice guy’, shy, vulnerable nurse Julia Shames (Ashley C....
4.0

DVD Review: Pressure

How long can you hold your breath for? I’m not talking about trying to get rid of a mild case of hiccups, I mean really hold it. Like your life depended on it. Try it now. Take a deep breath and...
2.0

Movie Review: Buttercup Bill

In the wake of their mutual childhood friend Flora’s suicide and still haunted by something very, very bad that happened (that they did…) to Flora when they were kids, drug-addled hipster party girl...
4.0

DVD Review: Run All Night

“I’ve done terrible things in my life,” Liam Neeson’s haunted Irish Mobster mournfully intones in his latest collaboration with Jaume Collet-Serra (who directed him in Unknown and Non-Stop) Run All...
3.0

DVD Review: The Face Of An Angel

When English student Meredith Kercher was murdered in 2007 while studying in Italy and her flat-mate Amanda Knox was charged with her murder (along with boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and friend Rudy Guede), the...
1.0

DVD Review: The Boy Next Door

When he won the Oscar for his role in Hannah And Her Sisters, Michael Caine famously was unable to pick up his wee gold man as he was in the Caribbean shooting Jaws: The Revenge, a film so awful it prompted...
4.0

DVD Review: The Voices

Some things you just never expect. A case in point: at a friend’s birthday drinks recently, I fell into conversation with a self-described pom pom maker. Someone who makes their living making POM POMS! That...
4.0

DVD Review: Blackhat

Movies about computer hackers, well, they tend to…kinda suck. I mean hacking isn’t really a spectator sport, is it? Which is why every movie ever made about hackers features the same ludicrous stereotypes;...
3.0

Rental Review: American Heist

You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family. If there’s a lesson to be learned from American Heist, it’s that. Well, that and any bank job that relies upon the participation of jittery,...
3.0

Movie Review: Still

A year after the hit-and-run death of his teenage son, Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) is crippled by grief. A talented photographer, his marriage to Rachel (Amanda Mealing) disintegrated in the wake of the tragedy...