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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...
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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...
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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...
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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;...
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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,...
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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...
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Movie Review: Anti-Social

While Marcus (Josh Myers) leads his gang of multiracial cardboard cutout, bish-bosh-bash, diamond geezer armed robbers on a spree of daring smash-and-grab heists of upmarket jewellery stores across London,...
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Movie Review: Jauja

Patagonia, 1882. As the Argentinean army wages a genocidal campaign against the native Indian population, Danish mercenary and engineer Captain Gunnar Dinesen (Viggo Mortensen) arrives to take command of a...
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Movie Review: Robot Overlords

It’s the near future, 3 years after a race of giant killer robots have invaded the Earth, subjugating humanity, declaring martial law, and confining the population to their homes under virtual house arrest...
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DVD Review: The Drop

Shy, good-natured and softly spoken, Bob (Tom Hardy) is the kinda guy we all know but never see; the kinda guy you see around the neighbourhood, at church, at the store, on the street. Friendly but not too...
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Movie Review: Wild Card

I have a secret. A confession. An embarrassing admission. I am a 41-year-old heterosexual male, reasonably healthy, relatively sound of mind and body with diverse, eclectic, some may say, pretentious taste. In...
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Movie Review: Dark Summer

After being convicted of cyber stalking the local weird Goth chick at school, 17-year-old Daniel (Keir Gilchrist) finds himself sentenced to a Summer of house arrest and being fitted with a Lojack ankle...