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Holy Rollers

In Brooklyn, Sammy Gold (Jesse Eisenberg) lives a preordained life as the oldest son of a solid Jewish family. He works for his father’s tailoring business, but is expected to become a rabbi. He’s also arranged to b...
 
 
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The Silence

Two murders open this hugely impressive feature debut, set in the oppressive heat of a German summer.
 

 
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Just Do It

Here is some news: Capitalism and climate change are so interwoven that an end to the former is the only way to tackle the latter. That’s the lesson that this informative, occasionally exciting and totally partisan docume...
 
 
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The Wild Hunt

In the depths of a forest, illuminated by fiery torchlight, there’s a medieval set-to. A princess is captured by men in goatskins. In a hut, knights in armour argue with Vikings about when and how to win her back.
 

 
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Justice

It’s been a long time since Nic Cage has been a top box office draw. Not that he hasn’t been busy, it’s just that a mild disagreement with the American taxman means he’s been concentrating of late more on quantity than quality.
 
 
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Mademoiselle Chambon

A romance of subtlety and considerable sadness.
 

 
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Margin Call

With more big names than a Lithuanian phone book, Margin Call is a timely, big-screen take on the financial crisis from the rarified point of view of those who caused it.
 
 
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Powder

Don’t be fooled by trailer’s promise of sex’n’drugs’n’rock’n’roll; Powder is not a film about music.
 

 
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Mission Impossible…

Take a seat, 007, and do pay attention. The bar has been raised.
 
 
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The Referees

There isn’t much left unknown about football, the all-conquering global sport, but referees are probably the last part of the game with an air of mystery about them.