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Vengeance Is Mine DVD BR

A portrait of a serial killer that is more intimate than almost anything you have seen before in mainstream cinema. Forget your Norman Bates (Psycho) or your Hannibal Lecters (Silence Of The Lambs) they are nothing but pantomim...
 
 
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La Planete Sauvage

Rene Laloux’s 1973 animated science-fiction opus finds its way onto Blu-Ray and might just have influenced one of the biggest films of all time. Although you may not have seen or heard of La Planete Sauvage, translated as...
 

 
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Despicable Me DVD

It is pretty safe to say that 3D works best with CG animation. There are a lot of reasons for this, the most obvious of which is the dreadful post-production conversions that have tried to cash in on the success of Avatar (whic...
 
 
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Human Centipede, The

Every so often a film comes along that gets the collective knickers of the chattering classes in a twist. It’ll be controversial, taboo, dangerous. Usually it’s violent, often it’s sexually explicit. The Daily...
 

 
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Kid, The

The making of The Kid was inevitable. The best-selling novel about a true story of an abused council estate boy, becoming a streetfighter and still coming out the other side alive, has been nothing short of a national phenomeno...
 
 
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Bonded By Blood DVD

‘Gun’s, Gangs, Girls & Gear’ would be a good sub-title for the third film, in a decade, about the notorious true story of Essex’s most brutal gangsters and the cold-bloodied murder of the three of t...
 

 
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Mystic River

Murder mystery and character deconstruction abound in Cilnt Eastwood’s brooding look at crime and consequence. Based on Dennis Lehane’s (Shutter Island, Gone Baby Gone) blistering novel about life in the close-knit ...
 
 
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Eastwood Factor, The DVD

A documentary celebrating Clint Eastwood’s 35 year career and some of the films that have defined his illustrious career. Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood legend, an icon and at 80 years old shows no signs of letting up. Fac...
 

 
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Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood returns to his icon making tough guy routine and manages to show us that no one does Americana like him. Gran Torino was to be, in his words, Clint Eastwood’s last foray in front of the camera. Fitting that...
 
 
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Kamui: The Lone Ninja

A misguided adaptation of a popular Japanese Manga animation that despite its entertaining set pieces fails to deliver much to connect with. Kung Fu has become a familiar part of mainstream action in modern cinema. The likes of...