Film Reviews, News & Competitions

 
 

 
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Battle Of The Pacific

Like most genres, War films have a ready stock of character stereotypes – the angry, bellowing colonel or the gun-ho sergeant – that are often brought in to fill the usual roles
 

 
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Brassed Off

Brassed Off is one of the best British films of the nineties, perhaps second only to Trainspotting in terms of homespun cinematic genius.
 
 
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Buck

Cindy Meehl’s directorial debut follows America’s original horse whisperer, Buck Brannaman,
 

 
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Being Elmo

With The Muppets currently riding high on the big screen, now is probably the perfect time to release Constance Mark’s documentary Being Elmo, which takes a look at the man behind the Muppet Elmo; the extraordinarily tale...
 
 
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Beauty

Don’t be fooled by the title of this South African independent film, which featured at Cannes last year; there’s nothing particularly beautiful about its slow, brooding and ultimately disturbing central story.
 

 
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Blackthorn

It’s the 1920s and aging gringo rancher James Blackthorn (Sam Shepard) is eking out a living raising horses in a sleepy corner of Bolivia.
 
 
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Bombay Beach DVD

This award-winning film
 

 
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Booked Out

Self-confessed indie film Booked Out feels – for the first half an hour – like an episode of Skins.
 
 
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The Big Bang

When low-rent Los Angeles private eye Ned Cruz (Antonio Banderas) gets a late night visit from brutal, recently paroled Russian boxer Anton the Pro (Robert Maillet) he’s made an offer he’s not going to be allowed to refuse; Ant...