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Cell 211

In the wake of the superb prison film A Prophet, Daniel Monzón’s intense prison rebellion Cell 211 in comparison comes more as brash, violent drama rather than the heady odyssey of Jacques Audiard’s 2009 film.

Whispers Of The Heart

Fans of animation have come to expect great things from Studio Ghibli


The Skin I Live In

Pedro Almodovar has long since been the master of melodrama.  A filmmaker so seeped in the operatic of life that it is easy to over look the honest brutality  he chooses to depict.  The Skin I Live In is no exception to that ru...

The Dictator

Between getting banned from the Oscars


Final Destination 5 DVD

It is hard to think of many films that actually have more than 3 sequels – the most obvious of course are franchises such as Star Wars, Halloween or Harry Potter. Although many get to the point where they are in talks to ...

Arrietty DVD

Imagine that you’re sinking into a bath of warm, soapy water. Close your eyes and feel the water around you, enfolding you, caressing you skin. Now, breathe in. Hold it. Then, slowly, very slowly, exhale. The effect is much lik...


Men In Black 3

Like the slowly blowing tumbleweed that whistles through the dilapidated small Texas town

A Lonely Place To Die DVD

Strap on your harness for a British thrill ride that will leave you breathless.


The First Movie

For many film lovers the first film they ever saw holds a special place in their heart.

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

  An epic crime thriller that manages to be a rare sequel which outshines its original.   If films are to be believed, and we have no reason to doubt them, Brazil is a country rife with so much crime and corruption it...