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Moon Man

Originally released in 2012 as a short film, German animation Moon Man (Der Mondmann) now emerges on DVD as feature length and redubbed into English.  Based on the 1967 children’s book by illustrator Tomi Ungerer, who also brou...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Muirhouse

Futile as it is, it seems that filmmakers remain intent on squeezing every last ounce of blood from the found footage genre.  Over the last couple of years in particular there have been some decidedly poor efforts, including A ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Justin And The Knights of Valour

There is a growing love for animation set in medieval times, sparked by the likes of Shrek, Brave and How To Train Your Dragon.  A film like Manuel Sicilia’s Justin and the Knights of Valour should therefore be an adventure to ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cutie And The Boxer

Zachary Heinzerling’s documentary Cutie and the Boxer shone at the Sundance Film Festival and it is not hard to see why.  The film tells the story of the 40 year relationship of Japanese artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Kiss of the Damned

Until Twilight came along in 2008 and saturated the genre with a fair amount of angst-ridden slush, we had the likes of Near Dark, Let the Right One In and Dracula (1992) to satisfy our hunger for the vampire love story.  Simil...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Despicable Me 2

If you have been present pretty much anywhere across social media or the internet over the last three years then you will most certainly recognise a ‘minion’ when you see one.  These tiny, yellow tic-tac shaped dudes from 2010’...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Summer in February

Summer in February is the story of a brief period in the life of artist Sir Alfred James Munnings, adapted by Jonathan Smith from his own novel.  In Lamorna on the coast of Cornwall, the artists of the Newlyn School colony led ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Superheroes Must Die

Now is truly the age of the superhero on screen.  Marvel and DC blockbusters may continually dominate the cinema charts but there is certainly always room for movies that attempt to deconstruct the superhero genre.  Think Watch...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Here Comes the Devil (Ahí va el diablo)

Prior to his entry in this year’s anthology The ABCs of Death with B is for Bigfoot, no stranger to the horror genre, Argentinian writer/director Adrián García Bogliano pushed the boundaries with Mexican horror Here Comes the D...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone examines the interesting premise of traditional versus modern magic with a generous dusting of comedy, but with a weak plotline despite boasting a collective of writers including Horrible Bosses’...